CODA FACT SHEET
OFFSPRING OF DEAF PARENTS
(HEARING) OFFSPRING OF DEAF PARENTS
Revised March/2005 by Tom Bull
MISSION OF CODA INTERNATIONAL - MEMBERSHIP &
"CODA [Children of Deaf Adults, Inc.] is an organization that focuses on hearing children of deaf adults. Membership is primarily but not exclusively composed of hearing children of deaf parents. CODA addresses our bicultural identity through conferences, support groups and resource development.” CODA Inc. is an international organization. Membership is $25.00 a year (U.S. Funds) for hearing adults who have a deaf parent(s) (voting) and $20.00 a year for non-codas who want to be supporting members (non-voting). Both memberships include a one-year subscription to the quarterly newsletter CODA Connection. An application is available on the website or send to CODA, c/o Emily Dorman, P.O. Box 620398, Littleton, CO 80162-0398 Questions: email@example.com
CODA CHAPTERS IN THE UNITED STATES &
regional CODA contacts/chapters are listed on the CODA website. Illinois CODA: http://www.geocities.com/illinoiscoda/
; Australia: Carmel Batson, firstname.lastname@example.org
; Austria: email@example.com ; Denmark:
Born af Dove (Children of Deaf), c/o Danish Deaf Association, Fensmarkgade 1,
Postbox 704, DK-2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark; Finland: Raili Ojala, Raili.Ojalafirstname.lastname@example.org;
England: Linda Linnett, email@example.com;
Germany: Manuela Moeller, firstname.lastname@example.org ;
; Holland: Gerdinand Wagenaar, email@example.com
; Japan: Maki Miyamoto: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
Sweden: Olga Svensson-Richter, OlgaSvenrichter@hotmail.com
CODA AND KODA IN CYBERSPACE
join the Mother Father Deaf listserve (for adult codas only) send an email to Mother_Father_Deafemail@example.com
or contact Art Smith at Smith_ASLI@msn.com
Deaf parents with hearing children have formed Kids of Deaf Adults.
Contact the Maryland KODA group at http://www.mmkoda.org/
and the KODA Resource Desk at http://www.kodainfo.com/index.htm
For a discussion group that
Deaf parents with hearing children and professionals can join on-line, send an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org
CODA: Must Introduce (DVD format - CODA Fund Raising Project)
by CODA International & Sherry Hicks from interviews at the 2003
international conference in Buffalo, New York.
This exciting 12-minute introduction to & about CODA is not to be
missed. Available for a contribution plus $3.00 S/H for each DVD
ordered. Make check out to CODA
International & indicate for “CODA Must Introduce DVD.”
Send to Emily Dorman, P.O. Box
620398, Littleton, CO 80162-0398
Questions: contact Ann Joy Lieberman at Annjoy@comcast.net
or Kathleen Hemelt at email@example.com
INTERNATIONAL CODA CONFERENCES
1986, conferences have been held in Australia, California, Colorado, Florida,
Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina,
Texas, Virginia, Washington state and Wisconsin.
The following countries have been represented: Argentina; Australia;
Belgium; Brazil; Canada; England; Finland; Germany; Holland; Ireland; Israel;
Japan; The Netherlands; Sweden and
the United States. Additional gatherings of codas have occurred in Austria,
Canada, England, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Sweden
and elsewhere. Next conferences:
Las Vegas, Nevada, July 30-Aug 4, 2005; Minnesota, 2006; Spain, 2007; Michigan,
2008. Details on the CODA website
and in the newsletter.
MILLIE BROTHER SCHOLARSHIP
in 1990 and named to honor the American founder of CODA International.
Two college scholarships of $2,000.00 each are awarded annually.
Winning essays are published in the CODA newsletter and are available
on-line. Over $49,000.00 has been awarded since 1990.
Contact Dr. Robert J. Hoffmeister, CODA Scholarship Committee, Programs
in Deaf Studies, Boston University, 605 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Ph: 617-355-3205 (v/tty)
THE EDGE OF DEAF CULTURE: HEARING CHILDREN/DEAF PARENTS ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
by coda Tom Bull with over 2,200 references and more than 800 annotations.
(360 pages, $30.00 & $5.00 postage/handling [U.S. only - U.S. Funds],
1998) Deaf Family Research Press, P.O. Box 8417, Alexandria, VA 22306-8417
Order from firstname.lastname@example.org
Credit card orders http://www.amazon.com or http://www.deafbuy.com
Reviews at http://www.aslaccess.org/edge.htm
FATHER DEAF: LIVING BETWEEN SOUND AND SILENCE
Paul Preston's book is "Based on interviews with 150 adult hearing children
of deaf parents throughout the United States [and] is rich in anecdote and
analysis, remarkable for its insights into a family life normally closed to
outsiders." Published by
Harvard University Press, 1994 (paperback)
MOTHER FATHER DEAF DAY CELEBRATION
by CODA in 1996. On the last Sunday
in April we honor our Deaf parents and recognize the gifts of culture and
language we received from them. Contact
person is Tomi Teske at email@example.com
TOMORROW DAD WILL STILL BE DEAF AND OTHER STORIES
wise and witty Bonnie Kraft will captivate you with true stories of her life as
a coda, the hearing child of deaf adults."
With an interview by Dr. Ben Bahan, Department of Deaf Studies, Gallaudet
University. (90 minutes - VHS -
1997) From DawnSignPress, 6130 Nancy Ridge Drive, San Diego, CA 92121 http://dawnsign.com
THE MEMORIAL FUND
Eli Savanick and Ronald Coffey Funds have been combined into The Memorial Fund.
Eli Savanick was a coda and director of the International Center on
Deafness at Gallaudet University for many years.
An early and ardent supporter of CODA, Eli is beloved for his
dedication, humanity and many years
of service. CODA founder Millie
Brother says "Eli was a man who tread lightly upon all parts of the earth,
yet left indelible marks." Ron
Coffey lived with AIDS for more than nine years and died at the age of 33 on
June 27, 1994. Ron was an extremely
competent and highly-respected American Sign Language interpreter.
INFORMATION FOR DEAF PARENTS AND VIDEO RESOURCE
Skills: Bringing Together Two Worlds
(1992) is a set of two 90-minute videotapes (ASL interviews with 21 deaf parents
and two codas) and an 8-lesson manual. Contact
Jenny Witteborg at firstname.lastname@example.org
“Deaf Parents and their Hearing Children Information Packet” (13
pages) is available at the CODA website: click on ALL ABOUT and then INFO PACKET.
Summer camp experiences for 9-16 year old kodas are available at Camp
Mark Seven in New York http://www.campmark7.org Passport
Without a Country (1992) is about the "hearing children of deaf parents
who are born into a unique culture, and often learn sign language before
they learn to speak." This
documentary "provides an intimate
glimpse into the lives" of 7 Australians who have Deaf parents.
Proceeds support The Memorial Fund.
($50.00 U.S.) Order from A. Marcus, 2805 Fountain Grove Terrace, Olney,
GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY LIBRARY "PATHFINDERS" FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
are available at http://library.gallaudet.edu/dr/guid-dpohc.html
AUTOBIOGRAPHIES ( * Paperback)
Abrams, C. (1996). The
Silents. Washington, DC:
Gallaudet University Press. http://gupress.gallaudet.edu
Allan, J. (2002). Because
I Love You: The Silent Shadow of Child Sexual Abuse.
Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Press.
Barash, H. L., and Barash-Dicker, E. (1991).
Our Father Abe: The Story of a Deaf Shoe Repairman.
Madison, WI: Abar Press.
A Search for Identity: The Unfolding of an Unknown Past.
Philadelphia, PA: Xlibris Corporation.
(Available in hardback, paper and as an e-book http://www.xlibris.com)
Clark, G. (2000). Sounds
From Silence: Graeme Clark and the Bionic Ear Story.
St. Leonards, NSW, Australia: Allen & Unwin.
Corfmat, P. (1990). “Please
Sign Here”: The World of the Deaf. Worthing,
West Sussex, England: Churchman Publishing Limited.
D. I. (1993).
Dummy's Little Girl. New
York: Carlton Press, Inc. (Out of print)
L. J. (2000).
My Sense of Silence: Memoirs of a Childhood with Deafness.
Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press.
Perez, J. E. (1985). A
Sign of Love.
CA: Janet Enos Perez.
Miller, R. H. (2004). Deaf
Hearing Boy: A Memoir.
Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press. http://gupress.gallaudet.edu
Deaf, Dumb and BLACK: An Account of an Actual Life of a Family.
New York: Carlton Press Corp. (Out of print)
Sidransky, R. (1990). In
Silence: Growing up Hearing in a Deaf World.
New York: St. Martin's Press. (Out of print)
Slocombe, A. (1996). My
Parents’ Voice. Surrey,
England: A. Slocombe.
Vivo, P. (1991/1996). Turn
Right at the Next Corner. Granville,
OH: Trudy Knox Publisher.
Walker, L. A. (1986). A
Loss for Words. New York:
Harper and Row.
Worzel-Miller, L. (2000). The
Best of Both Worlds (a-not-so-silent life).
San Jose, CA: Writers Club Press.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR REFERENCE
( + Fiction * Paperback)
Bull, T. H. (Ed.). (1998). On the Edge of Deaf Culture: Hearing
Children/Deaf Parents Annotated Bibliography.
Alexandria, VA: Deaf Family Research Press.
Conrad, P. (2004). Gentle into the Darkness: A Deaf Mother’s Journey
into Alzheimer’s. Edmonton,
Alberta, Canada: Spotted Cow Press.
L. J. (Ed.). (1999).
Shall I Say a Kiss?: The Courtship Letters of a Deaf Couple 1936-1938.
Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
Ferris, J. (2001). Of
Sound Mind. NY: Farrar Straus
Giroux. (children’s story designed for those who can read grade 8 & above)
R. D. & Filer, P. A. (2000, Winter).
Practical Considerations for Counselors Working with Hearing Children of Deaf
Parents. Journal of
Counseling and Development, 78 (1), 38-43.
Glickfeld, C. L. (1989). Useful
Gifts: Stories by Carole L. Glickfeld.
Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press.
+ Greenberg, J. (1970). In
This Sign. New York: Holt,
Rinehart and Winston.
+ Jeffers, A. (1995/1998). Safe as Houses.
London: Gay Men's Press.
Preston, P. M. (1994/1996). Mother Father Deaf: Living Between Sound
and Silence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
S., Myers, R. R., & Marcus, A. L. (1999).
Hearing Children of Deaf Parents: Issues and Interventions within a
Bicultural Context. In
I. W. Leigh (Ed.), Psychotherapy with Deaf Clients from Diverse Groups
(pp. 121-148). Washington, DC:
Gallaudet University Press.
J. L. & Tittle, M. D. (2000, Summer).
Deaf Parents and their Hearing Children.
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 5 (3), 221-236.
Dad, Jackie and Me. Atlanta,
GA: Peachtree Publishers. (Children’s book for 9-12 year-old reading level -
The Printer. Atlanta,
GA: Peachtree Publishers. (Children’s book for 4-8 year olds, by a coda,
AMERICAN CODA STORIES I
(compiled by Tom Bull - Nov/2000)
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