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Deaf Culture-Related Observances

Deaf Awareness Week

Last full week of September
To commemorate the first World Congress of the Deaf (1951) and to celebrate Deaf Culture

Deaf History Month

To commemorate the establishment of the American School for the Deaf (1817), the founding of Gallaudet University (1864), and the success of the "Deaf President Now" movement at Gallaudet (1988), and to celebrate key moments in deaf heritage

Find DCMP deaf history resources and take a trivia quiz!

Tags: educators, history, asl-interpreters, parents

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