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The education of Laura Bridgman

first deaf and blind person to learn language

by Ernest Freeberg

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • Deafblind women,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementErnest Freeberg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1624.B7 F74 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24746101M
    ISBN 100674005899
    LC Control Number00054219

    Laura Bridgman was the first American deaf-blind person to receive formal education in the United States. This writing guide is believed to be hers. Writing guides help writers keep the pencil in a straight line as they are creating the text. The Imprisoned Guest: Samuel Gridley Howe and Laura Bridgman, The Original Deaf-Blind Girl by Elisabeth Gitter, Farrar Straus and Giroux, pages. The Education of Laura Bridgman, by Ernest Freeberg. Harvard University Press, pages.

    American woman who is notable for being considered the first deaf-blind child in American history to received meaningful formal education in the English language. She became world-famous after Charles Dickens wrote glowingly about her in his book American :   Written for young adults and teenagers, She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer is the biographical story of Laura Bridgman (), the first deaf-blind American child to receive a significant education in the English language, fifty 5/5(3).

    A detailed account of Dr. Howe’s career, Laura’s experiences at the Perkins Institution, and the social climate of the time can be found in “The Education of Laura Bridgman” by Ernest Freeberg, DB   Laura Bridgman- Forgotten History Magical Sloth The first Deaf-blind woman to receive a proper education. Often regarded as the smartest Deaf-Blind woman, she is often forgotten in history.


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Poignant and hopeful, The Education of Laura Bridgman is both a success story of how a sightless and soundless girl gained contact with an everwidening world, and also a cautionary tale about the way moral crusades and scientific progress can compromise each other.

Anticipating the life of Helen Keller a half-century later, Laura's is a Cited The education of Laura Bridgman book The Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language - Kindle edition by Freeberg, Dr.

Ernest. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language.5/5(3).

However, about half of the book focused on the religious philosophy of the time and how Dr. Howe, the man who took on the task of teaching Laura Bridgman, tried to prove the beliefs of liberal Christianity by controlling Laura's religious education and assessing whether she was a pure soul or born with original sin like the/5.

Laura Dewey Bridgman, the first blind and deaf person in the English-speaking world to learn to communicate using finger spelling and the written word. Predating Helen Keller by nearly two generations, Bridgman was well known for her ability to exchange conversation with. Laura Bridgman was, as far as the records show, the first deaf-blind person to be successfully educated.

Born in on a rural farm in Hanover, New Hampshire, she was, by her mother’s account Author: Rosemary Mahoney. Poignant and hopeful, The Education of Laura Bridgman is both a success story of how a sightless and soundless girl gained contact with an ever-widening world, and also a cautionary tale about the way moral crusades and scientific progress can compromise each other.

Anticipating the life of Helen Keller a half-century later, Laura's is a 5/5(4). In the midth century, philosophers, theologians, and educators hailed Laura Bridgman as a miracle because she was the first deaf and blind person to learn language.

Her life was transformed by educational crusader Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe. Freeberg tells this extraordinary tale of mentor and student, scientist and experiment. THE EDUCATION OF LAURA BRIDGMAN: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language Ernest Freeberg, Author.

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In the mid-nineteenth century, Laura Bridgman, a young child from New Hampshire, became one of the most famous women in the world. Philosophers, theologians, and educators hailed her as a miracle, and a vast public followed the intimate details of her life with rapt attention.

This girl, all but forgotten today, was the first deaf and blind person ever to learn 's dark and silent. THE EDUCATION OF LAURA BRIDGMAN. First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A well-crafted study of the treatment of the disabled in early American society.

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Summary; You'll also get access to. The house in which Laura Bridgman was born, insits on a remote dirt road in a tiny New Hampshire village, now called Etna, on the outskirts of : Louis Menand. Buy The Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language New Ed by Freeberg, Ernest (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Life and education of Laura Dewey Bridgman, the deaf, dumb, and blind girl. Boston, New England Pub Co., (OCoLC) Named Person: Laura Dewey Bridgman; Laura Dewey Bridgman: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary Swift Lamson.

Laura Dewey Bridgman (), born in Hanover, New Hampshire was the first child with deafblindness to gain a significant education. Bridgman entered the Perkins School for the Blind just before her eighth birthday and became a pupil of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, the schools’ first director.

The Education of Laura Bridgman by Ernest Freeberg,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(19). Two new books chronicling the education of Laura Bridgman take decidedly dissimilar approaches to the same issues.

One book places Howe, an ambitious man with a Author: RENATA GOLDEN. Get this from a library. The education of Laura Bridgman: first deaf and blind person to learn language.

[Ernest Freeberg] -- "In the mid-nineteenth century, Laura Bridgman, a young child from New Hampshire, became one of the most famous women in the world. Philosophers, theologians, and. Ce livre comporte une table des matières dynamique, a été relu et corrigé. Extrait: Pendant ces dernières années, il a été souvent question, dans les livres de psychologie et de physiologie, du cas de Laura Bridgman, comme d’un exemple bien rare et peut-être unique d’un remplacement de Brand: NA.

Laura Bridgman was born in Decemberthe third daughter of semiprosperous farmers living in Hanover, N.H. Her mother, Harmony, recalled that Laura was a happy and ''more than commonly bright'' young child, who by her second birthday was speaking in full sentences and knew some of her letters.

The last major book on Laura Bridgman appeared in and was written by the daughters of Bridgman's educator and the director of the Perkins School for the Blind, Samuel Gridley Howe.

They were indignant that their effort to exalt their father's labor was completely overshadowed by Helen Keller's The Story of My Life ().Author: Kim Nielsen.Genre/Form: Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lamson, Mary Swift, Life and education of Laura Dewey Bridgman, the deaf, dumb, and.