Hi! My name is Monique (sign name, MJ). Mother Father Deaf, mine. I identify as a CODA and my whole life, I have searched for books and resources that relate to my experience of being Deaf-parented. Here are a few that I have found, but I would love to hear from you! Please share your deaf-parented resources with us here.
Here is our short list of books by/for CODAs. Help us add to our list of Deaf-Parented Resources by clicking the link above.
Books and Media by CODAs/About CODAs
- Mother Father Deaf: Living Between Sound and Silence, Paul Preston
- Burn Down the Ground: A Memoir, Kambri Crews
- A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family, Lou Ann Walker
- Tomorrow Dad Will Still be Deaf (DVD), Bonnie Kraft
- Shelley’s Outdoor Adventure (for kodas), Kentrell Martin
- Hands of My Father, Myron Uhlberg
- Signing in Puerto Rican, Andres Torres
- My Sense of Silence, Lennard J. Davis
- Deaf Hearing Boy, R. H. Miller
Other Deaf-Parented Resources
coda.that (Instagram): https://www.instagram.com/coda.that/
CODA International: www.coda-international.org
IDP – RID: www.idp-rid.org
CODA UK & Ireland: www.codaukireland.co.uk/resources
Paul, Preston (1995). Mother father deaf: The heritage of difference. Social Science and Medicine, 4(11), 1461-1467.
Schwartz, S. & Zamboanga, B. (2008). Testing Berry’s model of acculturation: A confirmatory latent class approach. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology,14(4), 275-285. doi:10.1037/a0012818
Shield, A. (2004). Ideological conflict at group boundaries: The hearing children of deaf parents. Texas Linguistic Forum, 48, 187-195. Retrieved from: http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/salsa/proceedings/2004/Shield.pdf.
Singleton, J. & Tittle, M. (2000). Deaf parents and their hearing children. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. 5(3), 221-236.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources
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