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Alone in the Mainstream
A Deaf Woman Remembers Public School

Gina A. Oliva

May 2004

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Deaf Lives, Volume 1


Foreword: Alone and Together
    Brenda Jo Brueggemann and Lauren Kelly


Author’s Note

1 - Beginnings

2 - Lessons from the Neighborhood

3 - A Glimpse at Everyday Life

4 - But Mom, I Hate Telling People!

5 - Academically It Was Better Than a Deaf School, But Socially, Well....

6 - Social Life in Adulthood—The Oasis

7 - The Best of Both Worlds

8 - Alone in the Mainstream Again: Constructing Inclusion

9 - Children of Our Hearts: A Change in the Neighborhood

Appendix: Research Methodology


Selected Readings and Resources

Gina A. Oliva is a former professor in the Department of Physical Education and Recreation at Gallaudet University.

Print Edition: ISBN 978-1-56368-300-8, 6 x 9 paperback, 230 pages, 17 photographs


E-Book: ISBN 978-1-56368-325-1


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