Sign Language: a History

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Did you know that umpires first adopted hand signals when baseball's first deaf Major League player, William "Dummy" Hoy, started playing in the late 1800's? Discuss some of the historical impacts the Deaf population had on the 16th through the 20th century. Packed with information, you may want to provide your class with some interactive activities to retain engagement. 

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