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A brief history of ASL

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  • ASL:A brief History
    Tanner McLean
  • American Sign Language is not a form of English.
  • Gestuno: The only form of international sign language.
    Symbol for the World Federation of the Deaf
  • ASL is remarkably similar to French Sign Language but is almost completely different than British Sign Language
    British Sign Language
    American Sign Language
    • Note the differences
  • Thomas Gallaudet and Alice Cogswell.Alice is the reason Thomas became interested in teaching the deaf
  • Deaf identity and deaf culture are highly valued among deaf communities
  • ‘Deaf President Now’
    The protestors marched on Capital Hill with the original “I have a dream” sign
  • ASL is a beautiful language capable of expressing ideas and emotions as well as any spoken language