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Rediscover the complex life and legacy of the author, advocate and human rights pioneer. Helen Keller (1880-1968), who was deaf and blind since childhood, used her celebrity and wit to advocate for social justice, particularly for women, workers, people with disabilities, and people living in poverty.
All the videos and support materials in this collection incorporate accessibility features including ASL interpretation, descriptive transcripts, extended audio description, closed captioning, alternative text descriptions for primary source images, and accessible text-based handouts.
Visit this resource to learn more about the tools utilized to help make the film Becoming Helen Keller accessible for people who are blind or have limited vision, are deaf or partially deaf, or a combination of both.
This digital series is aligned with Alabama State Department of Education standards for 4th graders learning about state history, but may also be useful for older and younger students. Each video in the series includes a selection of educational activities and resources to use in the classroom or at home!