Shiri Shoham, PhD | האקדמית גורדון - המכללה לחינוך


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  Ph.D., School of Cultural Studies, Tel Aviv University.
  M.A. with special distinction, Unit of Culture Research, Tel Aviv University.
  B.A. with distinction, Linguistics and General BA (Cognitive Science, Translation Theory), Tel Aviv University.
  Two years at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, USA.
Positions In And Out Of Gordon College
  Lecturer, Department of Special Education.  
  Member, Gilan Committee for Accessibility of People with Disabilities, Municipality of Haifa.  
  Borad Member, Alumot - The Center for Organizations of People with Disabilities.  
  Member, "Tzafona" Forum of Leaders with Disability in the North, on behalf of Alumot.  
  Sign Language Instructor. Pay it Forward in Sign Language project, Access Israel.  
Areas Of Expertise And Interest  
  Disability Studies  
  Deaf Studies and sign languages  
  History of the Deaf and hard of hearing in Israel  
  Culture contact and cultural transfer  
  Social entrepreneurship  
  Sign language fingerspelling systems  
  Translation theory  
  Survival and success of communities and repertoires  
Key Publications  
Gil, Ronen, Shiri Shoham and Sola Shelly. (in Edition). “The Role of Community and Culture in Positive Communal-Cultural Identity Construction of People with Disabilities.” In: Disability Studies Reader. Eds. Sagit Mor, Neta Ziv, Arlene Kanter, Nissim Mizrachi and Adva Eichengreen. Jerusalem: The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (in Hebrew).
Shoham, Shiri (2014). "A Survey of Higher Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability" for Masad Disabilities, JDC Israel (in Hebrew).
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