Anne Sullivan

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United States educator who was the teacher and lifelong companion of Helen Keller (1866-1936)

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4040-the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act, the most comprehensive special education legislation for students with visual or hearing disabilities to date.
4040 combines into one bill two pieces of formally draft-only legislation, the Anne Sullivan Macy Act, named for Helen Keller's beloved teacher and advocated by a broad coalition of national, regional and community-based organizations representing vision loss; and the Alice Cogswell Act, named for the first deaf girl to be educated in a school for the deaf in the United States and advocated by America's leading deafness and hard of hearing organizational voices.
About the Anne Sullivan Macy Act The Anne Sullivan Macy Act was initially drafted by the American Foundation for the Blind.
One of the site's popular features is documentary footage of Anne Sullivan Macy demonstrating how Keller learned to speak.
Cavenaugh joined RRTC as a graduate assistant in 1992, and was the center's first Anne Sullivan Macy Fellow.