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Diversity and Identity: Implications for Deaf Education.

Author: Ila Parasnis

Biography:
Dr. Ila Parasnis is an associate professor in the Department of Research at National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, USA. She has been actively involved in the field of deaf education for the past twenty years. She has conducted research related to visual cognition, cultural and language diversity, learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders in deaf people and has published many research articles and chapters.

Dr. Parasnis is the editor of a book titled "Cultural and Language Diversity and the Deaf Experience" published by Cambridge University Press, (New York) in 1996. She also guest edited the 1997 reference issue of the American Annals of the Deaf on the selected topic of interest: Cultural Identity and Diversity in Deaf Education.

 


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