A Journey Through the Life of Helen Keller

by  Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education

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Can you imagine what it would be like to live in a world of darkness and silence?  Keller Johnson Thompson, great grand niece of Helen Keller,  takes you on a journey through the life of Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy using pictures, videos and unique family stories of one of the most remarkable women of the ages.

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This program last one hour and includes a 5-10 minute question and answer session at the end.

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Health/Physical Education, Literacy, Reading, Social Studies/History

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Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

www.afb.org The Story of My Life by Helen Keller The Miracle Worker Movie, 1962 edition. https://kidsdiscover.com/quick-reads/who-invented-the-braille-system/ www.braillebug.org Helen's Big World, The life Of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport Helen Keller, Toward the Light by Stewart Graff and Polly Anne Graff Helen Keller, Humanitarian, American Women of Achievement https://helenkellerfoundation.org/helen-keller/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5BD8SjhPSg, learning the Manual Alphabet https://www.perkins.org/helen-keller/

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Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education

Tuscumbia, Alabama
United States

The Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education is committed to furthering Helen Keller’s legacy, not only through advancements in medical research, but also through education.  Accordingly, Mrs. Keller Johnson-Thompson, great-grand niece of Helen Keller, joined the Foundation in 1994 to develop the education component.  Keller has been the hub for her family and the Foundation, educating the public on the many aspects of the life of her famous aunt through school programs, the internet, public speaking engagements and her relationships with other organizations interested in the legacy of Helen Keller. Since 1994, Keller has visited more than 3,350 schools and touched the lives of 768,000+ students throughout the United States. 

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1. This program begins by explaining what it would be like to be blind and deaf.
2. We then discuss Helen Keller's early life and how she became both blind and deaf.
3. Next we introduce Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller's teacher, and how she taught Helen.
4. We then talk about Helen Keller's adult life as an author, an activist, and an example to the world.
5. Then we explore Helen Keller's later life including her final years, and her legacy.
6. Finally, we conclude with a question and answer session.