International Sign Languages

Although most hearing impaired adults and children in the US, Europe and many other countries around the world are oral individuals obtaining great benefit from their hearing instruments for everyday communication.  There are, however, a small percentage of individuals that use sign language daily for their communicative needs.  Living within the United States it would seem that American Sign…

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The Sign of Grace

The year 1823 marked the end of the Champlain Valley’s relative isolation from the outside world and its entry into the US national economy.  The opening of the Champlain Canal fundamentally affected the economic development of the Champlain Valley in and around Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT.  The Champlain Canal also provided residents of Vermont and…

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