Elderly Deaf Philadelphians
 
Harrison S: The Ease of Transitioning to PSD

Title

Harrison S: The Ease of Transitioning to PSD

Date of this Version

3-7-2016

Description

Philadelphia Signs Project video with participant discussing the ease with which he transitioned from home too PSD.

Comments

“When I started PID, I was already skilled in sign because my parents were Deaf. The other kids were shocked [MOUTH AGAPE] that I already knew sign. [They said,] “You’re new and you’re already skilled in sign! How?” and I said, “MOTHER-FATHER DEAF. BROTHER DEAF.” They were all shocked."

Keywords

Philadelphia Signs Project, sociolinguistics, deaf, sign language, American Sign Language, ASL, regional variation

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