Design - Archive

A City Built for the Deaf

September 25, 2015 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

Good
by Aarian Marshall

Gallaudet University, the private school for the hard of hearing located in Washington, D.C., is a haven for the deaf. The school is officially bilingual, which means students are taught in both English and American Sign Language (ASL). It also has the same sorts of extracurriculars you would see at any liberal arts university, like Greek life, a football team, and a campus television station. Still, a specific deaf culture flourishes in Gallaudet, defined by the school’s unique history, literary traditions, and behaviors.

Read more  . . . Gallaudet University