gallaudet gallaudet  /ˈɡæ lə dɛt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States educator who established the first free school in the United States for the hearing impaired (1787-1851)

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  1. "My Heart Glow: Alice Cogswell, Thomas Gallaudet, and the Birth of American Sign Language," by Emily Arnold McCully, tells the story of a friendship that led to the creation of modern deaf education in the United States.
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Emily Arnold McCully Source: News & Observer

  2. "Jane Fernandes deserves to be the next President of Gallaudet University, faculty resolutions not withstanding," Jordan wrote Tuesday in a statement for the Gallaudet community. "I continue to support her right to be Gallaudet University's...
    on Oct 19, 2006 By: I King Jordan Source: The Georgetown Voice

  3. "Gallaudet is a one-of-a-kind institution with a unique mission," Gallaudet President Robert Davila said, "and we are fortunate to have received significant gifts from people like Virginia Binns, Olive Swindells and Florence Foerderer, who,...
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Robert Davila Source: Washington Post

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