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Deaf deaf Big D little d

Culture Prefers ASL Think they are

“normal” Prefers the term

“Deaf” Associates with the

deaf world.

Medical issue Prefers to

speak/lipread Wants to become

“normal” Prefers the term

“hearing-impaired” Wants to associate

with the hearing world

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Deaf Smith

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Deaf Smith

Texas Revolutionary War hero. Was a scout, cavalry officer and spy. First person learn of the fate of the Alamo. Participated in the battle of San Jacinto.

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Gallaudet University

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Gallaudet University

Abraham Lincoln signed the charter to offer deaf students college courses in 1865.

Edward Miner Gallaudet, Thomas' son, was the first superintendent of the college.

The university is located in Washington D.C.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-tXkV1_8fk

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Alexander G. Bell

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Alexander G. Bell

Invented the telephone in 1875. Initially tried to invent devices to help deaf people speak or to see sound.

Was a teacher of the deaf (oralism). Wife and mother deaf. Was successful in banning ASL from most

schools.

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Helen Keller

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Helen Keller

Became deaf and blind from illness at 19 months.

By age 6 she had learned over 60 home signs. Anne Sullivan taught Helen the manual

alphabet and became her interpreter. Helen graduated college at the age of 24.

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William “Dummy” Hoy

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William “Dummy” Hoy

Held many major league records. One still stands unbroken today. During one game he threw out three base runners at home plate from center field.

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Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low

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Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low

Lost hearing in one ear at age 25 due to treatment for an ear infection. Became fully deaf at the age of 29 when a grain of rice punctured the ear drum of her good ear.

Learned ASL Founded the Girl Scouts

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Ludwig van Beethoven

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Music composer who began losing his hearing at the age of 30. Became fully deaf 10 years later. Composed several musical pieces while deaf completely from memory.

Beethoven's ninth symphony

Ode to Joy

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National Theatre of the Deaf

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National Theatre of the Deaf

Started in 1966.Uses both hearing and deaf actors.

Based in Connecticut it is a professional theatre group that travels around the world putting on plays in ASL (voice interpreted).

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Marlee Matlin

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Marlee Matlin

In 1986 won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She was not born deaf but became deaf at age 2.

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Gallaudet University Protest

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In March 1988 the students protested the selection of another hearing president for Gallaudet University. They shut the school down until the Board of Trustees (school board) selected I. King Jordan as Gallaudet University's first deaf president.

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Heather Whitestone

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Heather Whitestone

In 1995 she became the first deaf woman to win the crown of Miss America.

Growing up she attended speech-only schools (oralism).

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CHUCK BAIRD

Deaf artist who incorporated signs into his art work.


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