These communities provide a dual relationship between the families of the deaf and the overall deaf community. This is because there is a congregation of like-minded individuals. It is also important to consider creation of congregation opportunities where the deaf would meet to socialize with fellow deaf individuals. These individuals would feel at home while within such congregations (Holcomb, 2012). In addition, participating in straight talks would provide a global solution to the misunderstandings that the deaf go through due to difficulties when communicating with non-signers. Moreover, adopting positivity or a can-do attitude would help the deaf in demonstrating their worth in the society. Furthermore, the deaf world would improve if they could teach other deaf people on the deaf language and their overall culture. However, there are some obstacles to these solutions that include lack of technology such as hearing aids, financial resource constraints and outsigning environments (Holcomb, 2012). In overcoming the obstacles, the international organizations of the deaf world usually unite to promote their well-being. The solutions that are unique to the American deaf include civil right laws, availability of interceptors, educational opportunities, a high number of deaf academic leaders among others (Holcomb, 2012).
The behaviors exhibited by the deaf individuals in the society are usually determined by the formation of identity that they have experienced in their lifetime. Mostly, the variation in upbringing affects the affinity degree that they exhibit as well as the procedure of identity formation. To realize a positive identity for the deaf individual takes a long and a difficult journey mostly due to the ignorance that is deeply embedded in those that they work with and that exhibited by their hearing parents. Due to such issues, the deaf individual grows up without appropriate experience as well as lack of opportunities that are geared ...Show more