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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 critical (auto) ethnographic study of deaf people's experience of education and culture in Ireland.
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2013)
At the heart of this thesis is the methodological and theoretical framework in which to conduct a study of deaf people’s experience of education and culture in Ireland. Methodologically, the research design is critical ...
Childhood interrupted: a story of loss, separation, and reconciliation (Pre-published version)
This essay presents a story of personal loss and childhood trauma experienced by the author in 1968. Written in autoethnographic form, the author narrates a particular time in his life when he lost his hearing and subsequently ...
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 ...
Writing the deaf self in autoethnography (Pre-published version)
(Oxford University Press, 2017)
Narrating the deaf self in autoethnography
(NUIG [National University of Ireland Galway], 2016)