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A Library Guide to information about Deafspace, which is an architectural design concept for the Deaf Community. DeafSpace principles are followed to ensure buildings and other environments are essentially Deaf-friendly.

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Gallaudet University. (n.d.). DeafSpace: Guidelines. Retrieved from

Bauman, H. D. (n.d.). DeafSpace Design Guidelines (v.1). Unpublished volume. Copyright Hansel Bauman. Permission granted by Hansel Bauman to refer to sections of the volume in this Library Guide.

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