NFD Communicate: Summer 1997

Some of the items featured in the Summer 1997 (Vol. 7, No. 2) Issue of ‘NFD Communicate’:

  • ‘A Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language’ is launched, labelled as being “a landmark in the history of Deaf culture.”
  • The case for bringing Deaf adolescents fully into the Deaf community is argued by Brent Macpherson. 
  • A new video is created for Deaf children, with well-known stories signed by Deaf storytellers. 
  • Otago University delves into the Connexin 26 gene, which is a major cause of inherited deafness, and New Zealand families.
  • Deaf Organisations
  • TV/Media
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