this is a timeline of 10 events in ASL history
ASL originated from the ASD. It is a combination of old french signs, village signs, and home signs.
American school for the deaf
NAD is the nation association of the deaf. it promoted civil rights for the deaf.
This is the first deaf university in America. it was founded by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
William Stokoe finishes the first ASL dictionary. it included things about grammatical structures and vocabulary.
Oralist school was a school founded by Alexander Graham Bell. this school
taught speech and lip reading.
invented the phone for the deaf which allows those who are deaf to type to one another.
The first deaf Miss America was crowned. Heather Whitestones was from Alabama. she was a orally educated deaf person.
This act protected deaf people from discrimination.
American disability act.
This is the first deaf person to win an academy award. she starred in " Children of a Lesser god"
100% of cable television is required to have captions in 8 years.
A quiet place
A quiet place was a near silent horror movie released in 2018. It is a very popular movie that helped bring attention to the deaf community/