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Transcript of Alice Cogswell
Lived most of her life in silence
Her siblings refused to communicate with her BABY ALICE Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet saw that she was alone
Seized the opportunity to cheer her up
Noticed at Nine When did Alice Cogswell pass away?
When was the first school for the deaf founded?
What were the first two words Alice learned? TRIVIA! Neighbor
Entrepreneur Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Born: August 31, 1805
Died December 30, 1830
Daughter of Dr. Mason Cogswell
Initially had a supportive community
They soon lost interest History of Alice American School for the Deaf: West Hartford 1817
Alice directly influenced the founding
Primary focus is institutionalizing sign language
Ohio School for the Deaf-Alice Cogswell Center: Columbus, Ohio
Focus' on development of cognative, social, and emotional needs of those hard of hearing Alice Today Alex Fowler
Sierra Roberts Sources http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alice_Cogswell_statue_-_Hartford,_CT_-_1.jpg http://ecnv.wordpress.com/2011/10/26/laurent-clerc/ Gannon, J. (1981). Deaf heritage–a narrative history of deaf america, silver spring, md: National association of the deaf. (p. xxii). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Cogswell
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