Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

Deaf Studies Curriculum Guide

Author: Melvia Miller-Nomeland and Sara Gillespie

This guide is for teachers who want to help students explore the culture, language, history, and accomplishments of deaf people. Grouped into levels equivalent to grades one to nine, this curriculum guide covers topics on identity, American deaf culture, American Sign Language, communication, history, and social change. Major objectives, sub-objectives, and activities are provided.