DeafParented Resources

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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

Other Deaf-Parented Resources

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Academic Articles

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:

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

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Resources

“Everyone who is interesting has a past.”

Jeanette Walls, The Glass Castle