Think About ItHow would you feel ifyou were HelenKeller? Blind and deaf.
Helen Keller most likely didn’t remember not being blind or deaf because she was 8 months oldwhen she was diagnosed with brain fever. From then, the sicknessbecame very strong, and she then became blind and deaf.
Read Aloud on the count of 3
1 out of every few people are blind
…just like one out ofevery few peopleare blind, one out ofevery few peopleare deaf. (can’t hear)
1 out of 100children areboth BLIND andDEAF
• Ok, good, you listened, but you don’t know what it’s for.
Hey, Jonah come up here!Ok Jonah, you are going to be Helen Keller, or atleast you’re going to act like Helen Keller. I’mgoing to give you headphones, and eyecovers, and you have to find your way aroundthe room, not being able to see or hear ( nothear as much, you still might be able to hear).
Here’s How It Works:• First, you’re going to put on the headphones and the blind fold on• Next, I am going to spin you around• Then, you are going to make your way to the couch and find your doll• Lastly, you’re going to make your way back for dinner (when you hear the dinner bell)
Thank You 4 the pics!http://www.flickr.com/photos/81924773@N00/6128329543/Zoe- thank you for being in the picture!Rebecca- thank you for being in the picture!Evie-thank you for being in the picture, andhelping me with the video, pretending to be