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She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer

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When she was just two years old, Laura Bridgman lost her sight, her hearing, and most of her senses of smell and taste. At the time, no one believed a child with such severe disabilities could be taught to communicate, much less lead a full and productive life. But then a progressive doctor, who had just opened the country's first school for the blind in Boston, took her in. Laura learned to communicate, read, and write--and eventually even to teach. By the age of 12, she was world famous. Audiences flocked to see her, and ...

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She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer
2008, Clarion Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780618852994

Hardcover

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