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  • Gualdet going to France
  • Thank you for helping my dautgher 
  • Thomas Hopkins Gualldet and Lara Clerc meet.   
  • We never knew that deaf people were so educated
  • Gallaudets is invited to the French National Institute
  • Thank you  Mr. Sicard for inviting me into your school.
  • Dr. Cogwell asks Thomas Gallaudet to go to Europe to learn sign language to help his daughter who is deaf.  
  • Clerc joins Gallaudets back to the U.S.
  • Thomas Gallaudets and Lara Clerc meet at a demonstration  in England where Clerc showed  sign Language techniques that was used in France.  
  • The American Asylum for the Instruction of Deaf and Dumb Persons was formed in Apr 15, 1817
  • Signing to Alice -  "Alice we are very happy to have you as our first student". 
  • Gallaudets spent his days at the Institute learning all he could in classes as well as private tutoring to learn all he could to bring back home with him. 
  • American Sign Language evolved over time with the influence of other forms of sign language.
  • Gallaudets realized he could not learn as much as he wanted and had to return home. He was able to bring Clerc with him to help start-up a school for the deaf in Hartford, Conn. Their long journey by boat help Gallaudets learn sign and Clerc learn enlish better.
  • Signing to Gallaudet - "Thank you Monsieur Gallaudets for the opportunity to join you in the States." 
  • Once Gallaudets and Clerc returned to the States, they raised money to start their school.  Alice Cogwell became the first student and both Gallaudets and Clerc taught students.
  • This first school for the deaf started a movement which opened other schools, the development of deaf communities and expansion of oral and written to later be identified as "The Golden Age of Deaf Culture".
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