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Returning to the Heart and Roots of CAD: Deaf Education SEPTEMBER 28 - 30, 2017

CONFERENCE EVENT IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA


TABLE OF CONTENTS CAD 2015 - 2017 BOARD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 LETTER FROM CAD PRESIDENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SCHEDULES & LOCATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SCHEDULES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 SPONSORS/MASTERS OF CEREMONIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 ASL CELEBRATION AD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 DEAF EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM PRESENTERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 PANELISTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 CHAPTERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 SPECIAL THANKS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 DEAF NIGHT OUT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 ADS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 ASL TREE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

CAD 2015 - 2017 BOARD

(LEFT TO RIGHT) Dodi Ellis, TREASURER; Shelley Stout, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-AT-LARGE; Julie Rems-Smario, PRESIDENT; Marla Hatrak, VICE PRESIDENT; Julia Velasquez, MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR; Deanne Bray, SECRETARY; Kavita Pipalia, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA-AT-LARGE

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LETTER FROM CAD PRESIDENT Returning to the Heart and Roots of CAD: Deaf Education As an organization, which was founded during the same year as the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, California Association of the Deaf (CAD) is the oldest civil rights movement in California. CAD was established by a group of Deaf alumnus from the California School of the Deaf in Berkeley; they were concerned with the declining quality of Deaf education due to oralism, a harmful philosophy that the Deaf children should learn to speak and banned them from using sign language. Four years ago, when I decided to run for President in 2013, I said during my campaign presentation that I will commit myself to Deaf children’s education, especially with Language Equality and Acquisition for Deaf Kids (LEAD-K). I wanted CAD to return to the heart and roots of it’s original implementation from 1906, which is Deaf Education. In 2015, California became the first state to pass the LEAD-K law, Senate Bill 210, developing Deaf children’s language acquisition accountability for Kindergarten-readiness in literacy. Following California, three more states, Kansas, Hawaii, and Oregon also passed their LEAD-K laws. Currently, over 20 states are pursuing their language acquisition accountability laws with support from the National LEAD-K Team. It is remarkable to witness Deaf people across the nation reclaiming Deaf education as policy-makers. The list of language acquisition milestones in American Sign Language (ASL) and English mandated by SB 210 is now posted on the California Department of Education (CDE) website: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/ss/dh/sb210langmilestones.asp. Soon, the SB 210 language milestones brochure for the families of Deaf children will be posted as well. Additionally, Marla Hatrak and Laura T. Petersen, Co-Chairs of CAD Ages 0-5 Language Policy, published a language policy report, The Road to Kindergarten: Language Policy for Deaf Children Ages 0-5. With the CAD foundation available soon, it will help us mobilize our policymaking efforts efficiently. This is a very exciting era to witness. However, the work does not end there. With 17,000 Deaf children living in California today, it is fitting that Deaf Education is now CAD’s main advocacy focus, especially within K-12. The recent Legislative Analyst’s Office’s 2016 report on Deaf Education revealed that the mainstream educational system is still failing our Deaf children in spite of hearing technologies, such as the cochlear implants and listening and speaking skills. As Dr. Laurene Simms recently said in her vlog, “3R: Revisit, Rethink, Re-educate”, we Deaf people need to “own it.” It is more imperative now more than ever for the Deaf community of California to utilize CAD and optimize Deaf Education in the 21st century. Even though, I will not be running for another term, CAD has my lifetime of loyalty and dedication because the Deaf children, and their families, are counting on us for their linguistic and educational rights. They are counting on you, too.

Julie Rems-Smario, CAD President 2013-2017

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SCHEDULES & LOCATIONS Returning to the Heart and Roots of CAD: Deaf Education THE 2017 CAD CONFERENCE Thursday, September 28th

9:00AM - 3:00PM

ASL CELEBRATION

“Celebrating 200 Years of American Sign Language”

Location: California State Capitol, North Side

1315 10th Street Sacramento, CA 95814

Masters of Ceremonies: Rosa Lee Timm and JAC Cook Summary: The Deaf community, families of Deaf children, and allies gather here to perform,

entertain, and present to celebrate our nation’s 200 years of American Sign Language in Deaf Education. We will also have the opportunity to meet with our legislative representatives to educate them about the importance of ASL in Deaf Education!

Night Mingling at 3PM: Coin Up Restaurant

908 K Street Sacramento , CA

(WALKING DISTANCE FROM THE CAPITOL)

Friday, September 29th

7:30AM - 6:00PM

CAD CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

7:30AM - 9:00AM

REGISTRATION

Deaf Education Symposium

Location: Hilton Arden West Sacramento

2200 Harvard Street Sacramento, CA 92113

Symposium Facilitators: Sulghi Hong and Norman Chan Keynote Speakers: Superindent Dr. Nancy Hlibok and Superindent Clark Brooke Summary: This all-day workshop will provide an intimate, thoughtful, and personal setting for us to come together as a group to delve into the CAD’s Board’s plan for Deaf Education during next two years 2017-2018. Come and join the discourse to create a bright future for all Deaf children in California! Breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, an evening of h’ors d’oeuvres, and parking will be included.

6:00PM - 10:00PM EVENING OF HORS D’OEUVRES Location: Hilton Arden West Sacramento

2200 Harvard Street Sacramento, CA 92113

Summary: Mingling and auctioning.

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SCHEDULES & LOCATIONS (CONTINUED) Saturday, September 30th

7:30AM - 5:00PM

CAD BUSINESS MEETING & ELECTIONS

Location: Hilton Arden West Sacramento

2200 Harvard Street Sacramento, CA 92113

Summary: The CAD board will conduct their business meeting at this location. You, as a member can partake in the discussion and vote. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

7:00PM - 1:00AM

DEAF NIGHT OUT: ASL MIX

Location: Hilton Arden West Sacramento

2200 Harvard Street Sacramento, CA 92113

Summary: Rosa Lee Timm as our performing artist, and JAC Cook as our emcee! Many more

performers will be entertaining us with their ASL stories, songs, and stand-up comedy! This event is sponsored by Northern California CAD Chapter! (SEE PAGE 17)

SACRAMENTO MAP Hilton Arden

West Sacramento

Sacramento International Airport

California State Capitol

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 SCHEDULE 7:30AM – 9:00AM

Registration

7:30AM – 8:30AM

Get Together & Breakfast

8:30AM – 9:00AM

Introductions & Icebreaker SULGHI HONG & NORMAN CHAN, CO-FACILITATORS

9:00AM – 9:10AM

THE CALIFORNIA DREAM: We Deaf People Must Lead Education into 21ST Century JULIE REMS-SMARIO, PRESIDENT, CAD

9:10AM – 9:50AM

Whole System Thinking for Deaf Children in 21st Century KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: DR. NANCY HILBOK & CLARK BROOKE

10:10AM – 10:20AM

PAST PRESENT FUTURE Why Deaf People Must Lead the PolicyMaking and Legislation? SHERI ANN FARINHA, LEAD-K CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR

10:40AM – 11:00PM

Conceptualizing a Broader Reach in Deaf Education RORY OSBRINK, MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

11:20AM – 11:40AM

Deaf Education Starts with the Deaf Infants: CAD Language Policy MARLA HATRAK, RESEARCHER, UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO

12:00PM – 12:40PM

Lunch

12:40PM – 1:00PM

GO BIG OR GO HOME: A “Neutral, Unbiased, & Balanced” View of Deaf Californians and Our Future DAVID EBERWEIN, CSD CORE DIRECTOR

1:20PM – 1:40PM

Building in Anti-Bullying & Anti-Bias Culture for Our Deaf Children JAC COOK, SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES COORDINATOR

2:00PM – 2:20PM

Latinx Families Are the Corazon of Deaf Education LORRAINE FLORES, CSD ASL & SOCIAL JUSTICE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

2:40PM – 3:40PM

Black Deaf Cultural Capital in Deaf Education Panel JADE BRYAN, FILMMAKER

4:00PM – 4:20PM

Leading Deaf Education Through the Lenses of Intersectionalities NICOLETTE OBIDOS, CSDR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER

4:40PM – 5:40PM

Deaf Californians’ Dream Group Presentations

5:40PM – 6:00PM

Surprise Presentation and Wrap Up SULGHI HONG & NORMAN CHAN, CO-FACILITATORS

6:00PM – 10:00PM

CAD Evening of Hors d’Oeuvres

SUPERINTENDENTS, CALIFORNIA DEAF SCHOOLS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 SCHEDULE

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7:30AM

Registration

7:30AM

Get Together & Breakfast

8:30AM

CAD Meeting Opens

12:00PM

LUNCH

1:00PM

CAD Meeting Resumes

4:00PM

Elections

5:00PM

CAD Meeting Adjourns


THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

ASL CELEBRATION

“Celebrating 200 Years of American Sign Language” Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:00AM - 3:00PM

MASTERS OF CEREMONITES

Rose Lee Timm

JAC Cook

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DEAF EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM PRESENTERS

Sulghi Hong

CO-FACILITATORS

Norman Chan CO-FACILITATORS

Julie Rems-Smario CAD, PRESIDENT

Dr. Nancy Hlibok

SUPERINTENDENT CALIFORNIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF IN RIVERSIDE

Dr. Nancy Hlibok is the Superintendent of California School for the Deaf in Riverside. While working with Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind, Nancy obtained her Ph.D. in Bi-Literacy and Reading from University of Arizona. During her tenure in Arizona, she worked as a classroom teacher, ASL Specialist, Parent Advisor, and Deaf Mentor. In 2006, Nancy became a school administrator in different capacities with the last position as Assistant Superintendent. Before working at California School for the Deaf, she relocated to San Diego, California, where she worked as the Director of Special Projects and Development at Deaf Community Services to focus on academics, literacy and family development. After realizing that she misses working with the Deaf children, she went back to K-12 education. As a resident of San Diego, Nancy loves to spend time at the beach, whip up new dishes, and be with her husband, Alan, and their children.

Clark Brooke

SUPERINTENDENT CALIFORNIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF IN FREMONT

Clark Brooke is now the 12th Superintendent of the California School for the Deaf in Fremont (CSD). In August of 1998, he joined the CSD team as the high school mathematics teacher. The following year, he was tapped by the Director of Instruction to become the lead teacher of the mathematics department. In 2001, he became the school’s mathematics curriculum specialist/coach. Clark then took on the Student Outcomes Teacher Specialist position during the academic year of 2004. By 2005, he took role as the middle school principal for eight years. From 20142016, he led the Information Technology and Curriculum departments.

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DEAF EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM PRESENTERS (CONT’D) Sheri A. Farinha

LEAD-K CAMPAIGN DIRECTOR

Sheri A. Farinha serves as CEO, NorCal Service for Deaf & Hard of Hearing, since 1993. Ms. Farinha is a nationally known as a strong civil rights advocate for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Ms. Farinha’ s expertise also includes trainings on leadership, legislative systematic changes, and management in the nonprofit sector. Over the last 30+ years she has served on many boards and committees such as Deaf Consumer representative on the FCC’s Emergency Access Advisory Committee, TDI’s National E911 Stakeholder Council; Board Secretary, National Association of the Deaf; and Chair, State Superintendent’s Task Force to Restructure Deaf & Hard of Hearing Programs in California. Presently, Sheri serves as Chair, California Coalition of Agencies Serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and recently appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the state Domestic Violence Advisory Council.

Rory Osbrink

MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINICPAL CALIFORNIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF IN FREMONT

Rory Osbrink has provided support, training, and advocacy for the use of American Sign Language and bilingual education strategies at all levels of education from primary school through colleges and universities. He is the Middle School Principal and former Deaf studies/bilingual education specialist at the California School for the Deaf in Fremont and also an instructor in Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University. He has provided training and consultation in a variety of educational programs including schools for the Deaf in America and Singapore. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf studies and Philosophy from Gallaudet University and a Master’s Degree in Deaf Education: ASL/English from the University of California in San Diego.

Marla Hatrak

CAD, VICE PRESIDENT

Marla Hatrak is one one of the core leaders, with the national Language Equality and Acquisition for Deaf-Kids (LEAD-K) campaign team as the language acquisition researcher and policy developer. Currently, she is the Lab Director and a research assistant at the Mayberry Lab at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In spite of her busy schedule, Marla is also the Vice President of the California Association of the Deaf (CAD) and the Co-Chair of CAD’s Public Policy committee focused on deaf babies and early childhood education. She also worked the Salk Institute of Biological Sciences. She has a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies with a Specialization in Public Policy and Advocacy and is currently a doctoral student in Educational Policy, Leadership, and Management.

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DEAF EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM PRESENTERS (CONT’D) David Eberwein

CSD CORE SUPERVISOR

David Eberwein graduated from the California School for the Deaf, Fremont in 1991, earned his B.A. from Gallaudet University in 1995, and a M.A. from San Francisco State in 1998. He returned home to CSD and now serves as the supervisor of the Curriculum & Outreach Department. All his life, David has been very actively involved in the Deaf community, most recently DCARA, the Deaf Bilingual Coalition and the Deafhood Foundation. In his personal time, he enjoys life with his partner, Colin Piotrowski, and their two canines of Deaf Adults, Molly and Kimmy.

JAC Cook

COMMUNITY RESOURCE COORDINATOR CALIFORNIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF IN FREMONT

JAC Cook is a passionate individual; well-known as a sharp-witted dynamic speaker, entertainer, trainer and storyteller. She has been an American Sign Language (ASL) consultation and dramaturge for theatrical for nearly 20 years. JAC is a founder of ASL Theatrical Interpreting Company, Velvet Hands. She is also a professional master of ceremonies for numerous National and local organizations. She graduated with BA in Communication Arts (Studies) from Gallaudet University and currently works as a Community Resource Coordinator at California School for the Deaf, Fremont. JAC is a co-faciliator/trainer for the Disaster Readiness Interpreter training program under the National Homeland Security Agency.

Lorraine Flores

TEACHER CALIFORNIA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF IN FREMONT

Lorraine Flores teaches ASL and Social Justice courses to high school students at the California School for the Deaf in Fremont. As a Deaf Latinex, she is involved with both the national Council de Manos and the California Manos del CorazĂłn. She received her Social Justice training from Teachers for Social Justice in Austin, Texas.

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DEAF EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM PRESENTERS (CONT’D) Jade Bryan FILMMAKER

Jade Bryan born in Jamaica, West Indies, and she is currently residing in New York City. Jade Bryan is a Deaf director and producer known for “If You Could Hear My Own Tune” (2011), “The Shattered Mind” (2014) and “Reaching Zenith: A Black Deaf Filmmaker’s Journey” (2005). She’s currently developing a TV sitcom entitled, “The Two Essences” to increase representation of deaf talents of color. She has her own film production company, Jade Film and Entertainment. Jade has years of experience in show business, talent management, event coordinating, fundraising, marketing, theatre directing, and producing films. For more information, check her out at www.jadefilm.com.

Nicolette Obidos

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PANELISTS

Black Deaf Cultural Capital is a panel discussion that explores why African American/Black Deaf Students continue to be overlooked or erased in predominately White Deaf Spaces especially in Deaf education. In sociology, the term cultural capital is refer to the social assets and expectation of a person’s (education, intellect, style of speech, language, and dress, etc.) that promote social mobility in a stratified educational society.

AnnLynn Parker

Rev. James Parker

Desjunae Ross

Ashlea Hayes

Business owner of Day to Rejoice Weddings and Events and worked as an English/ Language Arts teacher before getting involved in pastoral endeavors with her spouse.

A fierce domestic engineer raising three sons, two hearing and one Deaf.

From three generations of preachers, he is an ordained head pastor at Hands of Grace Deaf Church.

A SAG-AFTRA actress and an ASL Teacher at Fusion Academy.

Rezenet Moges-Riedel A lecturer at California State University, Long Beach.

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NORCAL CHAPTER/ASL CELEBRATION COMMITTEE LEFT TO RIGHT:

Don Lee Hanumi, CAD NORTHERN CA PRESIDENT Rachel Gerlis Ashley Keller Kevin Clark Cliff Pearce Stephanie Piscitelli Corey Braiser Kristeena Martinez, ASL CELEBRATION CO-CHAIR Collin Hillenbrand, ASL CELEBRATION CO-CHAIR Chuck Putvin Shane Molaise

CENTRAL VALLEY CHAPTER BOARD LEFT TO RIGHT: BACK ROW:

Dulce Belgara, SOCIAL MEDIA Shelley Stout, VICE PRESIDENT MIDDLE ROW:

Cat Murphy, SECRETARY Jane Lessard, TRUSTEE Darci Lessard, PRESIDENT Joelene Spires, EVENT COORDINATOR FRONT ROW:

Julie Glenn, TREASURER ABSENTEE:

Anthony Parreira,

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TRUSTEE


NORTH, CENTRAL, AND SOUTH CALIFORNIA CHAPTERS LEFT TO RIGHT:

Julie Rems-Smario, CAD PRESIDENT Marco Sullivan, CHAPTER PRESIDENT Roberto Cabrera, SECRETARY JT Reynolds, REPRESENTATIVE Neil Sprouse, SECRETARY Jerrin George, TREASURER

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SPECIAL THANKS ALINE

CHERYL

CAD Program Booklet Designer

CAD Conference Chair

SMITH

DON LEE HANAUMI

DNO Night: ASL MIX Co-Chair

STEPHANIE “STEF” PISCITELLI

DNO Night: ASL MIX Co-Chair

COLLIN

KRISTEENA

ASL Celebration Co-Chair

ASL Celebration Co-Chair

HILLENBRAND

MARTINEZ

MOLLY

STACE

CAD Interpreter

CAD Symposium Support Person

BOWEN

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BELLA

EILBERT


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Bay Area Back Deaf Advocate's Mission Statement BABDA shall be organized and operated mainly to promote the leadership development, economic and educational opportunity, social equality, and to safeguard the general health and welfare of Black deaf and hard of hearing people.

BABDA OďŹƒcers as of 2017

PresidentVice-PresidentSecretaryTreasurerMembership Chapter Liaison -

Samuel Holden

Lynnette Williams

Vacant

Xgamil Campos

Christina Ackerman

Marcelle Eszobor

BABDA website- bayareabda.weebly.com

BABDA email - babdaoďŹƒcers@gmail.com

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ASL...

The Heart of

Deaf Education

LIST OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OF SPONSORS FOR BOTH ASL CELEBRATION AND CONFERENCE Access Language Connection

CAD

ARC Deaf Culture & ASL Studies

NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

ARC IPP

Purple Comm/ZVRS

CSUS ASL Club

SaVRID

CTAP

sCOMM

DawnSignPress

Sierra College ASL Club

DCARA

Sorenson

Deaf Hope

Molina Healthcare of California

Dept of Rehabilitation (DHH Services)

Wilder Interpreting Services, Inc.

Eaton Hamiliton Relay Ohlone College Deaf Studies Division Linguabee, LLC NORCRID STEP

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ASL TREE BY

Julie Rems Smario

2006

a deaf village without ASL is like a tree without roots long ago in america reverend thomas gallaudet met alice cogswell a deaf child without language a child alone in her family her soul was hallow like a seedling without water the thirsty seedling touched his heart saddened his soul a child without language of her birthright is a seedling without mother earth inspired by a deaf child gallaudet searched for ways for the seedling to thrive to nurture her soul he sailed miles away across atlantic ocean time was running out gallaudet looked everywhere places such as england met other seedlings like alice but found their roots weak, not thriving in their eyes were souls crying for their mother earth pained for the seedlings determined to find answers gallaudet continued his quest with alice in his heart there from city of paris he met laurent clerc a strong, vibrant deaf man gallaudet was mesmerized laurent’s eyes reflected a very warm soul connected to mother earth radiated with french sign language he was a strong, beautiful tree a deeply rooted tree

sunrays peeked through the clouds touching laurent’s moving hands and his expressive scarred face light of god’s message enveloped laurent gallaudet saw the answer for alice cogswell the divine power gave gallaudet and laurent a shared vision a vision of a deaf village blossoming in america with laurent’s gift of language pouring life into mother earth together laurent and gallaudet sailed to the land of america to wake up the hallow souls with language of their birthright nourishing their thirsty mind many deaf children like alice will soon find mother earth alice stood by the door hiding behind her father saw Laurent for first time he stepped into her home kneeled to meet her eyes their eyes locked she was bewildered laurent’s two fingers placed on his scarred cheek signed his name Laurent alice’s eyes lightened she lifted her hands signed laurent’s name a beautiful friendship the seedling found her root planted in mother earth absorbing new words daily her roots grew deeper her chin lifted higher the budding roots thrived American Sign Language, ASL, was born word about laurent and alice

spread like wild fire american school for the deaf opened deaf children traveled from afar gathered around laurent in hartford, connecticut a deaf village was born a miraculous moment American Sign Language, ASL watered thirsty seedlings minds blossomed thousand folds eyes gleamed with warm souls seedlings’ roots grew strong embraced by mother earth deaf children grew up enriched with stories to share in American Sign Language, ASL became teachers, editors, and more married and raised children founded more deaf schools new deaf villages mushroomed tree grew stronger roots thrived deeply thick branches reaching out everywhere deaf villages found virginia ohio oregon and more alice died too young but not without her roots a deaf village without ASL is like a tree without roots

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CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION of the DEAF www.cad1906.org DESIGNED BY

Aline Smith

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