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Abstract

The article review was completed as an assignment for a Gallaudet University Counseling graduate course, “Psychosocial Aspects of Deafness, "reviewing MJ Bienvenu's (1991) article entitled "Can Deaf People Survive 'deafness?'" In the review, main points in Bienvenu's article are discussed and the author's reasons for reviewing this particular article are elaborated. Comparisons are made between issues within the Deaf community in 1991 and issues found today for the purpose of advocating Bienvenu's point; additionally, another article is presented to assist in Bienvenu's position. The author discusses the relevance of Bienvenu's article to her developing profession as a counselor for Deaf children.

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