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Sarah Fuller To Alexander Graham Bell, May 3, 1890
My constant round of care has prevented me from sending reports of Helenís progress to you. She has not yet acquired power to sound all of the elements perfectly, but her speech is fairly intelligible. She is fond of talking and I think it better to allow her to use speech as freely as she likes, and to correct mispronunciation as one would in the case of a little hearing child, just learning to speak, rather than insist upon having every sound correctly, every time he attempts to express a thought....
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Title: Sarah Fuller To Alexander Graham Bell, May 3, 1890
Creator: Sarah Fuller (author)
Date: May 3, 1890
Format: Letter
Source: Library of Congress
Control no.: The Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers, Series: Subject File, Folder: Keller, Helen, Correspondence, A-M, 1879-1917, undated
Keywords: Advocacy; Alexander Graham Bell; Anne Sullivan; Assistive Technology; Blind; Children; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Helen Keller; Horace Mann School; Ideologies; Institutions; Intelligence; Manual Alphabet; Massachusetts; Mute; Oralism; Sarah Fuller; Schools; Sensory Disability
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy