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Deaf History. From the Milan Aftermath towards the present. VERY IMPORTANT!!!!. After the 1880 Milan Convention, the use of sign language declined for the next 10 years.

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deaf history

Deaf History

From the Milan Aftermath towards the present.

very important
VERY IMPORTANT!!!!
  • After the 1880 Milan Convention, the use of sign language declined for the next 10 years.
  • Many Deaf people kept the language alive by meeting each other during the social events to sign with each other, or joined NAD in their fight to save sign language.
  • Although Oralism won the battle…it didn’t win the war.
william stokoe
William Stokoe
  • Hearing professor at Gallaudet University
  • Knows no ASL (or sign language), but learned some.
  • Responsible for naming American Sign Language as an official language after researching the language.

Linguistic Research 1970

robert weitbrecht
Robert Weitbrecht
  • The Deaf person who created the first-ever telephone for the Deaf
  • It would eventually be surpassed by the creation of the TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) by Paul Taylor.
the rehabilitation act of 1973
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Passed in 1973.
  • Banned discrimination against all disabled people who seek equal access to resources that receives federal funding.
  • This opened many opportunities for the Deaf
americans with disabilities act
Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Passed in 1990
  • Gives people with disabilities equal access to communication and education.
  • Banned discrimination when it comes to employment.
  • HUGE positive impact on the Deaf history.
  • Closed Caption decoders are required to be put on TVs that are larger than 13”.