Deaf History, Disability History

Disability History: Helen Keller

Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscubia, Alabama. She became DeafBlind after a fever caused by meningitis at 19 months old. Her teacher, Anne Sullivan taught her how to communicate with ASL, lipreading and Braille.  This is not to say that she wasn't able to do anything before being taught by Ms.… Continue reading Disability History: Helen Keller