Signs for MASSIEU, JEAN

Jean Massieu (1772-1846) was a pioneering Deaf teacher in France at the famous school for the Deaf in Paris, where he taught.

It's a name sign for Jean Massieu.

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LAURENT CLERC is a well-known historical figure in Deaf Culture studies; he was one of Jean Massieu's students. Ferdinand BERTHIER (1803-1886) was another French Deaf contemporary of their times.

Deaf School

Today, a school was named after him. The Jean Massieu School of the Deaf, founded in 1999 as a charter school by the local Deaf Community in the Salt Lake City area, support bilingual students in having a truly bilingual education: American Sign Language and English.

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