Dr Gallaudet and his brother attended a meeting of the BDA in Glasgow.
(New York Times Oct. 1891)
John G Lockhart (son-in-law of Walter Scott), following a chilhood illness became partially deaf for life.
(New York Times Nov. 1st 1896)
Marlee Matlin discussing the importance of the movie “Children of a Lesser God”
(Anchorage Daily News Oct. 23rd 1986)
Deaf poet from New York, who lost his hearing following an injury to his head at the age of nine.
( New York 1833)
Helen Keller receives in person, an honourary degree at Glasgow University.
Glasgow Herald (June 11th 1932)
Helen Keller keeps a promise and visits her life-long friend and teacher Anne Sullivan in Rosshire.
(Milwaukee Journal Dec. 16th 1933)
The spirited star of “Children of a Lesser God” promises to jolt American apathy towards the Deaf.
(Spokesman Review Oct. 14th 1986)
Deaf poet Dorothy Miles work is considered to be the best BSL poetry in Britain.
(Rachel S Sutton Smith 2001)