Historical Perspective on the Education of Deaf Children in Western Cultures

7/21/97


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Key Words: Deaf Education Information, Deafness Related Issues, Culture and History

Table of Contents

Historical Perspective on the Education of Deaf Children in Western Cultures

The Needs of Minorities

The Needs of Minorities

Prehistoric Considerations

Attitudes Toward the Disabled

Attitudes Toward the Disabled

First Laws Protecting Disabled

Aristotle's Questionable Influence

Miracle Cures and Roman Laws

The “Dark Ages” 700-1500 A.D.

Rudolphus Agricola, 1443-1485

Girolamo Cardano, 1501-1576

Pedro Ponce de Leon, 1520-1584

World’s First School for the Deaf

Juan Pablo Bonet, 1579-1620

Other Notables of the 17th & 18th Centuries

Other Notables of the 17th & 18th Centuries

Abbe Charles de l’Epee, 1712-1789

Samuel Heinicke, 1729-1790

Thomas Braidwood, 1715-1806

Abbe Roch Sicard, 1742-1822

Beginning of American Education

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, 1787-1851

Laurent Clerc

Alice Cogswell

First “Home” of Connecticut Asylum

The American Asylum, 1820

Horace Mann

Edward M. Gallaudet, 1837-1917

Origin of Oral Education

Harriet Burbank Rogers

John Clarke, Esq.

Sophia Smith, 1796-1870

Caroline A. Yale, 1848-1934

Alexander Melville Bell

Alexander Graham Bell, 1847-1922

Alice Worcester, 1850-1884

Milan Conference of 1880

Auralism in America

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Author: Dr. Alan Marvelli, Smith College

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