Deaf World: 300th birthday of the father of Deaf education

Find out about Abbé De L'Épée, known as the 'father of Deaf education'

The name Abbé De L'Épée may not be a household name, but the achievements of this French priest changed many Deaf people's lives. On the occasion of his 300th birthday, Deaf people travelled from across the world to remember the 'father of Deaf education' at a special ceremony in Paris. Find out all about him in this clip.

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