Human existence is accompanied by attempts at self understanding, finding one’s place in the world and a way to co-exist with other people. The very unique social and family situation of the hearing children of deaf parents allows the trials of clarification of what characterizes and distingishes them as Codas. The childhood, adolescence and adult life of Codas is definitely different than the lives of people living in hearing families. In the family in which one or both parents are deaf it is very likely that the way they are functioning will have consequences for their hearing childrens' future functioning. There are aspects of family life that have influence on this disguised difference, such as: forms of communication, pantomimic gestures, mimics and also the characteristic phenomena of family roles reversal.
Zakład Historii Edukacji Instytutu Pedagogiki Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego ; Jurczyk-Romanowska, Ewa. Red. ; Wydział Nauk Humanistycznych i Społecznych Karkonoskiej Państwowej Szkoły Wyższej ; Gandecka, Kamila. Red.