Martin Miller: Das wahre ‘Drama des begabten Kindes’: Die Tragödie Alice Millers – Wie verdrängte Kriegstraumata in der Familie wirken
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Martin Miller: Das wahre ‘Drama des begabten Kindes’: Die Tragödie Alice Millers – Wie verdrängte Kriegstraumata in der Familie wirken

Alice Millers Buch “Das Drama des begabten Kindes und die Suche nach dem wahren Selbst,”  von 1979, gehören für mich und für viele andere zu den Büchern, die sehr aufschlussreich sind über die Reflexion der eigenen psychischen und emotionalen Gegenwart mit Blick auf unsere Kindheit. Meine eigenen Eltern tendierten dazu, mich als “allwissende Hörende” zu … Continue reading

2013 Exhibit: Deaf-Jewish Life in Berlin as Part of NS Destroyed Diversity
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2013 Exhibit: Deaf-Jewish Life in Berlin as Part of NS Destroyed Diversity

The German association for Deaf Jews in Berlin, IGJAD, is presenting a signed film about the Deaf-Jewish experience around the Nazi Era by the example of the large, all-deaf family of Markus Milet who had a flourishing carpenter’s shop in Berlin. It is wonderful to see this double minority represented among all the different cultures … Continue reading

Far From The Tree
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Far From The Tree

In his chapter “Deaf,” Solomon explores the implication of hearing parent / deaf child otherness. Let us explore what this might mean to us. “Because of the transmission of identity from one generation to  the next, most children share at least some traits with their parents. These are vertical identities.  . . . Often, however, someone … Continue reading

Third Culture Kids
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Third Culture Kids

“A Third Culture Kid (TCK) is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside the parents’ culture. The TCK frequently builds relationships to all of the cultures, while not having full ownership in any. Although elements from each culture may be assimilated into the TCK’s life experience, the sense … Continue reading