Woodcock, K., 1996. The Association of Late-Deafened Adults: rationale, highlights, history. In Deafness: Historical Perspectives, A Deaf American Monograph 46, M.D. Garretson (Ed.) pp. 155-160.
A history of the early years of ALDA: the Association of Late-Deafened Adults, founded in Chicago in 1990, including much inside information and recollections of the origins of the association’s self-help principles, the invention of CART through a collaboration with the National Court Reporters Association, and the ALDA karaoke anthem Joy to the World.
Subheadings: About late deafness; where deafened and Deaf meet; ALDA: the Association of Late-Deafened Adults; rapid growth; ALDA mission and principles; ALDA News; ALDAcon; access