Organization For Deafblind People.
Founder, Rossetta Sherwood Hall(liberty, Sullivan County, NY 1865-1951)
Pyoung-yang School for the Deaf Blind, is a division for the Deaf, and
is the beginning of School for the Deaf in Korea.
Pyoung-yang School for the Deaf & Blind division for the Deaf is the
beginning of School for the Deaf in Korea.
Some History about Pyoung-yang School,
1894, Many European Style Buildings where built near Tae-chal-li outside
of Pyong-yang West gate.. One of them was a Christian hospital this was
the beginning in Korea. 1909, R. S. Hall stayed in China Zhe-xu during
a wedding visit. She also oversaw School for the Deaf in Zhe-xu, it was
operated by Missionary, and interested in Deaf education, She returned
after and sent Lee Ik-min.
It was changed from Pyong-yang School for the Blind to Pyong-yang School
for Deaf and Blind and established a Division for the Deaf. U. S. North
Presbyterian Missionary Rosetta S. hall established a School for the Blind
This was the begining of Special Education. in Korea.
Please except my apologies for some of the text above, I have taken
this information from the site itself, it wasn't very clear to understand
what the Webmaster of the Korean site was trying to say. Sorry if any interpretation
has been lost through trying to
This school introduced Chinese Sign Language and enforced Deaf education.
interpret what was being said on the page.
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