Deafness Does Not Define Me
Explore the humanity of Deaf individuals with presenter Marika Kovacs Houlihan. During this session, participants will explore the misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding Deaf individuals and their experiences. The presenter will also explore the successes and challenges faced by being Deaf in a hearing world, and how she navigates her own identity as a Deaf person and a human being. In this unique session, reframe your ideas about Deafness — learn about the importance of recognizing and respecting Deaf culture, language and history and the role hearing individuals can play in promoting inclusivity and understanding.