01-16-2008

Welcome! Bienvenue!

The relationship between the American School for the Deaf (ASD) and the Institut National de Jeunes Sourds (INJS) de Paris began in the early 19th century when Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet traveled to Europe looking for guidance in his efforts to set up the first school for the deaf in the U.S. After arriving in Paris, he was welcomed at INJS, where he studied for several months. He was able to recruit Laurent Clerc, a deaf Frenchman, who accompanied Gallaudet back to Connecticut and assisted in founding ASD.    The strong... [Lire la suite]
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01-17-2008

Histoire de l'INJS de Paris...

L’abbe de l’Epee et l’ecole de la rue des Moulins : Berceau de l’institution nationale des jeunes sourds de Paris. L'Institution Nationale de Jeunes Sourds de Paris est un lieu riche d'histoire. A l'origine, l'Institution des Sourds de naissance fut créée sous la Constituante, par la loi du 21 et 29 juillet 1791. Elle avait pour finalité la poursuite de l'œuvre philanthropique de l'abbé Charles-Michel de l'Epée (1712-1789). Cette loi honorait ce bienfaiteur en portant son nom au rang des citoyens ayant mérité de la Patrie. ... [Lire la suite]
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01-17-2008

Story of the National Institute for Young Deaf in Paris...

Abbe de l’Epee and the rue des Moulins’s school : Birth of the national institution for young deaf of Paris. The National Institute for Young Deaf of Paris is a place full of history. At the beginning, the Institution of the born deaf was created under the Constituante, under the law of July 21st and 29th 1791. The goal was to pursuit the philanthropic work of abbe Charles Michel de l’Epee (1712-1789). This law was honoring this benefactor by bringing his name at the scale of the citizens who merited the Fatherland. ... [Lire la suite]
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01-17-2008

Story of ASD...

A Turning Point in American History                                                           The founding of the American School for the Deaf in Hartford, Conn., in 1817 was a crucial milestone in the way society related to people with disabilities. The time and place are significant because it was a unique conjunction of different currents... [Lire la suite]
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