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Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses2003 ➔ DeCoDe: Deaf Communication Devictors in the Creation of Assistive Devices


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Perry Chan (designer)
Scott Paterson (thesis advisor)
Mark Stafford (thesis advisor)
Golan Levin (thesis advisor)
David Carroll (thesis advisor)
Barbara Morris (thesis advisor)




This thesis provides a new resource for design technologists for the creation of deaf communication devices. This resource is an educational presentation which seeks to convey the barriers that deaf individuals face when communicating with other deaf and hearing people locally and at a distance. This design resource is supported by three areas of research that provide for the basis of a holistic approach of conceptualizing and designing meaningful communication devices for the deaf. The three areas of research: technology; deaf culture; and professional lives, are discussed in detail, followed by a comparison, analysis, and evaluation.



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