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Public Policy, Advocacy and the Deaf Community

Received this message from my professor to all of us 2 days ago:


My goal is to give you the knowledge and tools you need to successfully advocate for positive change in the Deaf community.   146 more words


Our Deaf Heritage, Part 2

Our Deaf Heritage

Last January, I posted Our Deaf Heritage, that confirmed deafness in the Boling/Bolling/Bowling and Randolph families’ ancestors from the 1700’s in England and Virginia, and how they were responsible for founding the first schools for the hearing impaired in America, and later, the infamous Gallaudet University in the District of Columbia.   330 more words

Culture & Identity

His love never fails...

2014 has been generous to me. Or rather, I must say that God has been exceedingly generous to me. :) As I type this post while waiting to board the plane to go to San Francisco where I will spend my winter break, I am looking back on the whole year. 862 more words


Thomas Gallaudet and the Identity of Deaf Culture

By Paul Theerman, Associate Director, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health

Today’s blog post commemorates Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, born December 10, 1787. A founder of the American Asylum for Deaf-mutes (now the American School for the Deaf) in Hartford, Connecticut, Gallaudet was a pioneer educator. 925 more words