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Dorm-building lessons from Gallaudet University

Posted by 4starshost.com on October 2, 2012

Up until this school year, the dorms at Gallaudet University looked like dorms you could find anywhere in the country, with only slight hints that deaf students lived there. When officials set about to construct a new residence hall, they wanted it to be a place that oozed the sentiment, “Deaf students live, work and study here.” They wanted a place that was comfortable and celebrated their culture, where sign language conversations were not impeded by narrow walkways or closed door.

 

 

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/campus-overload/post/dorm-building-lessons-from-gallaudet-university/2012/10/01/0b782dbc-0bcb-11e2-a310-2363842b7057_blog.html

 

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