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Juan Bonet

1620 - 1621

1st school for the deaf (Spain)

Abbé d l'Epée

1760 - 1761

Founded Paris School for the Deaf

T. H. Gallaudet returns to US w/ Clerc

1816 - 1817

Introduction of Old French Sign Language (& French educational methods) to 1st school for the deaf in US.

Gallaudet University founded

1864 - 1865

By E. M. Gallaudet- signed into law by Abraham Lincoln, at height of Civil War era.

Congress of Milan

1880 - 1881

Oralism replaces sign language for deaf education

World War II

1939 - 1945

Deaf President Now!

1988 - 1989

1st protest at Gallaudet University

Class today

2012 - 2013