the story of asl

the story of asl

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  • This is Sicard introducing Gallaudet to Clerc. When they met they both had a big interest in sign language.
  • awhile after they met the decided to to america and teach sign over there, on the boat ride there they tought each other there languages.
  • Gallaudet and Clerc opened the first american deaf school in 1817. they only had 7 students go there to learn asl.
  • These where primary grade students but in the future they would become teachers for ASL.
  • They opened the first school for the deaf or currently known as Gallaudet University.
  • now asl is used in the curent Modern day time. People use asl everyday and every where it issues common use of communication for deaf people.
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