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LACERDA, Cristina B.F. de. A short history of different approaches to the education of the deaf. Cad. CEDES [online]. 1998, vol.19, n.46, pp. 68-80. ISSN 1678-7110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32621998000300007.
The education of the deaf is a complex problem characterised by difficulties and limitations. Throughout history, this subject has been polemic bringing different consequences to that education. This article aims at presenting the history of the education of the deaf focusing on oralism, total communication, bilinguism and its consequences.
Keywords : educação de surdos; crianças deficientes auditivas [educação]; crianças deficientes auditivas [educação especial].