Deaf Resilience

Resilience in deaf individuals is not only the capability to withstand adversity but the capability is grounded on the deaf community cultural wealth: deaf-centric aspirational, social, linguistic, resistant and navigational capitals are learned from the deaf community.

The availability of the abovementioned resources promote resilience and foster later success both in the academic and work life. (Yosso; 2005; Hauser, 2014) 

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