Alexander Graham Bell's 'Through Deaf Eyes'

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After watching Through Deaf Eyes I learned many things about how the deaf were treated throughout American history. From being isolated from each other and discriminated against and teaching them to use their voices and read lips instead of signing. I also learned that not all deaf people use American Sign Language. Some use hearing aids, or cochlear implants. Also some use other types of sign language like French Sign Language or Spanish Sign Language.
Most states had a school for the deaf. I was surprised to learn that many of those deaf schools had completely banned American Sign Language. The reason for this was because of Alexander Graham Bell. He was against sign language and taught the oralist method. He thought a world without signing

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