6 Cell comic strip explaining history of the first deaf school


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A School Is Born

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  • A friendship is born
  • One man's idea
  • American School For The Deaf, Connecticut.
  • Connecticut
  • Gallaudet started tutoring his friend's daughter, Alice Cogswell
  • April 15, 1817 A deaf school is born
  • Gallaudet thought "There are more like Alice, so why don't I start a school?!"
  • Influence
  • Gallaudet was able to find 84 deaf people, enough to start a school !
  • The American Asylum Of Instruction For The Deaf And Dumb. Alice was the first to enroll.
  • Sign language has influenced starting with European to Martha's Vineyard and many teacher throughout time.
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