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Deaf History That: Laura Bridgman

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The story of how deaf-blind education began in America starts with a woman named Laura Bridgman. After a sickness left her deaf and blind, her family took her to Boston to Perkins School for the Blind. The school made cutouts of letters and labeled objects so she could feel the words, and she learned how to sign her name. Part of the “Deaf History That” series.

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Runtime: 5 minutes 1 seconds

Deaf History That
Episode
2 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 1
1 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 2
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 3
2 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 4
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 6
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 7
1 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 8
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 9
2 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Deaf History That
Episode 10
1 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12