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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.
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Media and community coverage on Deaf Difference + Space Survival Exhibition.
"How Being Deaf Made the Difference in Space Research" posted by Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum.
"Gallaudet University highlights NASA's deaf hidden figures" by ABC 7 News (WJLA-TV).
NASA Facebook Page Featuring the "Gallaudet Eleven."
"'I wanted to serve': These deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space." The Washington Post.
"How 11 deaf volunteers help launch the space age" by Bob McDonald of CBC News - Technology and Science (Canada).
"How 11 Deaf Men Helped Shape NASA's Human Spaceflight Program" by Hannah Hotovy - News & Notes, Volume 34, Number 2 (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
"Deaf Perspective: Inside View of Early Space Research" by Jean Lindquist Bergey. Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly, 2018 - Volume 25, No. 1, pages 12-28. Read blind friendly version here.
"We are different in a way they needed," by Jean Lindquist Bergey. Gallaudet Today News, March 16, 2018.
"Little Known Piece of NASA History," by Sandra Jones. NASA Johnson Space Center: Round Up Reads, April 26, 2018.
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