How Exactly Did Anne Sullivan Teach Helen Keller To Communicate?
How Exactly Did Anne Sullivan Teach Helen Keller To Communicate?
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The relationship between Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller went beyond pupil and teacher. It was based in Sullivan's ability to open up the world for Keller.

Deaf, blind, and mute due to a childhood illness, Helen Keller learned to read, write, and speak through the tireless efforts of her instructor, friend, and companion, Anne Sullivan.

Anne Sullivan's teaching philosophy was based on making learning active, enjoyable, and on going. Through finger-spelling, gestures, Braille, and vocal training, Sullivan gave Keller the gifts of language, expression, and liberation. 

Now that you have some background let's take a look at some of their historic reels.

How Helen Keller Learned to Talk (1930 Newsreel Footage) RARE!

Helen Keller Speaks Out

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