Essay about Deaf : The Deaf Community

1458 Words Apr 7th, 2016 null Page
When I first heard that I needed to go to a deaf event I was a little nervous. I felt like I was not going to like it and or Feel like everyone was going to talk about me. I heard that some people in the deaf community are rude to hearing people. So I was just hoping to be accepted as a person who is learning ASL. I was very skeptical to what I was about to embark on. This deaf event did change how I viewed the deaf community.
At a young age, I witnessed people using sign language. I did not know what it was. I would laugh at people signing to one another and mimic the deaf people. I now know that it is not to be made fun of. The people did not choose to be deaf it is something that just happens. I have researched some famous people who paved the way for the future of the deaf community. I have deep respect for the people who created schools and developed ASL for all to learn.
When I went to Pizza Royal for the event I didn 't know what to expect when I arrived. The event started at 6 p.m. As I walked in the place it looked like a ghost town. There was nobody insight. So, I figured that these events were not popular. I continued walking straight and turned to the right and there I saw a few girls. One of the girls was Sandy from class. Which was a big surprise to me because she was there on a Spring Break day .I checked my watch and it was 6:20 p.m.The other girls from the table were from Chaffey College as well. One older woman was sitting at the next table. She told me…

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