The education of Laura Bridgman

Nutting, P. Bradley
October 1987
Yankee;Oct87, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p138
Profile of Laura Bridgman, whose senses of sight, hearing, taste and smell were destroyed by scarlet fever in 1831. When she was two she surmounted her handicaps to become the first deaf-blind-mute ever to read & write. Her teacher was Samuel Gridley Howe, director of the Perkins School for the Blind.


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