How ASL came to America

How ASL came to America

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  • How ASL Came to America
  • My daughter Alice is deaf, teach her? I'll pay for you to go to England.
  • M. Cogswell
  • okay!
  • Gallaudet Travels to England
  • Dissatisfied at Braidwood
  • No way!
  • T. Braidwood
  • Stay 5 years and pay
  • Gallaudet wanted to educate Mason Cogswell's daughter, Alice Cogswell.
  • Gallaudet Travels to Paris
  • A. Cogswell
  • T. Gallaudet
  • Come with me to America?
  • Gallaudet was chosen to go to Europe and learn whatever he can about teaching the deaf.
  • At the French National Institute
  • Blah Blah...
  • Sure!
  • The Braidwood academy required Gallaudet to stay for 3 to 5 years and be paid a certain amount.
  • Created a School for the Deaf
  • Disappointed with the Braidwood Academy, Gallaudet travels to Paris to attend Sicard's lectures on sign language.
  • Gallaudet attends a sign language class invited by Sicard and meets a student named Clerc who travels back to America with Gallaudet.
  • Abbe Sicard
  • L. Clerc
  • When Gallaudet and Clerc arrived in America, they taught Alice Cogswell sign language then later established the first school for the deaf in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • American School for the Deaf, Dumb and Mute
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