Old black and white photo shows student seated in front of a teacher. A machine is on a desk in between them. A chalkboard is on the wall beside them.

Learn about US Deaf history. Topics include the importance of sign languages, early 19th century deaf education, the civil rights movement, and others. In addition, the Resources page links to U.S. organizations, schools and magazines of/for deaf and hard of hearing people.

Also at the same website is information about a two-hour documentary about U.S. Deaf history. The video is not available for free. But meanwhile a full transcript is available for free in PDF format.

The website is accessible for people using screen reading software with minimal difficulties.

Click here to show & hide the transcript with descriptions


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