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“Passing as Normal”: Living and Coping With the Stigma of Deafness (Pre-published version)
This autoethnography presents a narrative account of the author’s experience of living and coping with the stigma of deafness. First, the autoethnographic stories explore the author’s experience of face-to-face encounters ...
A tale of two schools: educating Catholic female deaf children in Ireland, 1846–1946 (Pre-published version)
This paper discusses the contributions of the Dominican Sisters and Sisters of Mercy in running schools for female deaf children in Ireland during the period 1846 to 1946. The schools were established as part of an attempt ...
'Behind the teacher’s back': an ethnographic study of deaf people’s schooling experiences in the Republic of Ireland (Pre-published version)
Historically, the valuing of deaf children’s voices on their own schooling has been underrepresented in educational policies, curriculum frameworks and discursive practices and, in particular, in the debates and controversies ...