This descriptive study surveys deaf identity of alumni of Option schools in the United States. The issue of deaf identity is addressed and the importance of deaf role models in Option schools is presented.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Hearing Impaired Persons; Identification (Psychology); Self Concept
Preston, Justine L.
Johnson, Sara Jean, "Deaf identity among alumni of Option schools in the U.S." (2011). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 624. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.