Deaf culture has many values and deaf people have many experiences unique to their culture. Deaf culture has many values. Deaf culture matters because a culture defines who people are and how they react. According to the article: Signs of Their Times: Deaf Communities and the Culture of Language, “Deafness is, at least in part, a social construction. Understanding the complex nature of communities with deaf members requires attending to how people use and think about language…we need to understand more about the culture of language” (Senghas and Monaghan 2002: 70).
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