Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

Pioneer of deaf education in the U.S. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, LL.D., (1787-1851) was a renowned American pioneer in the education of the deaf. He helped establish the first institution for…

Geri Joseph

Local journalist exposed deplorable conditions in state institutions in ’48 Note: Each month of 2007, Access Press will feature an important person in disability history: local, regional or national Sixty…