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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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September 7 - October 24, 2004
Hosted by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, in conjunction with the Alabama Association of the Deaf.
Reverend Jay Croft, who led the planning for the Birmingham, Alabama opening, is sharing the story of how and why this model of the face of Helen Keller is on display. September 7, 2004.
Students from the Alabama Institute for the Deaf are viewing the interactive film "By Necessity and By Choice: How We Communicate" in the exhibition at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. September 7, 2004.
From left to right: Gallaudet University Board of Trustees Chair, Dr. Glenn Anderson, '68; Dr. Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr.; President and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; and Gallaudet President, Dr. I. King Jordan, '70; during the exhibition opening.
Dr. Jack Gannon giving remarks about the exhibit.
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