American School For The Deaf

American School For The Deaf

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first deaf school

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  • Alice Cogswell
  • One day a Man named Tomas Gallaudet saw a little girl who was just sitting there while the other kids were playing.Soon enough he found out that the girls name was Alice Cogswell,and she was deaf.
  • Leaving for Europe
  • Alright
  • to comunicate with her Thomas wrote the word hat in the dirt. When Alice understood Thomas wanted to go to Europe,because there were no deaf schools in the United States.
  • No one helped him
  • when he got there Braidwoods wouldn't share their teaching methods. Thomas would have to pay a fee, soon enough Thomas left for France.
  • NO!!
  • Clerc  & Tomas
  • When he arrived in france he was pleased to meet Mr. Laurent Clerc. Thomas begged him to come back to america,to help him built the first deaf school.
  • Welcome to America
  • Laurent agreed to come back to America . On the ride back Laurent taught Thomas how to sign,and Thomas taught him english. 
  • They both worked together and they established the first ever American School For The Deaf, in the year 1817.
  • In America
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