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Seventh Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The Perkins Institution And Massachusetts Asylum For The Blind
When left alone, she seems very happy if she has her knitting or sewing, and will busy herself for hours: if she has no occupation, she evidently amuses herself by imaginary dialogues, or recalling past impressions; she counts with her fingers, or spells out names of things which she has recently learned, in the manual alphabet of the deaf mutes. In this lonely self-communion she reasons, reflect and argues: if she spells a word wrong with the fingers of her right hand, she instantly strikes it with her left, as her teacher does, in sign of disapprobation: if right, then she pats herself upon the head and looks pleased....
|Title:||Seventh Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The Perkins Institution And Massachusetts Asylum For The Blind|
|Creator:||Samuel Gridley Howe (author)|
|Publisher:||Eastburn's Press, Boston|
|Source:||Perkins School for the Blind|
|Keywords:||Advocacy; Blind; Children; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Manual Alphabet; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities|