Six Deaf people with additional disabilities
- share their experiences and insights
- give suggestions on how we can develop an inclusive NZSL community
The information shared is relevant for others who know and work with Deaf people with disabilities in education, in services, in the workplace or within your family.
The six topics are:
1. Being Deaf and Disabled
Describing experiences and feelings as Deaf people with additional disabilities.
2. Our Identity
Talking about identities and self-awareness insights
3. Different Worlds
Sharing experiences when navigating the Deaf world, hearing world and the disability world
4. Feeling Equal
Discussing thoughts about equality and inclusion.
5. Our Challenges
Explaining some of the challenges faced
6. Being an Inclusive NZSL Community
Guidance for creating an inclusive NZSL community
Thanks to the NZSL Board for funding this project.