Here’s something we’ve been meaning to post for some time now.
The extraordinary development of Allen and ASL – American sign-language.
From Miriam Nathan and Don Feigel’s remarkable documentary, “The Heart of The Hydrogen Jukebox“.
The date is 1984. The location, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) in Rochester, New York, (a workshop entitled “Two Worlds, One Spirit” (with Allen in attendance), designed to address the topic of poetry and deafness). Patrick Graybill is the deaf poet-performer who shakes up the room and blows everybody’s minds.
Jim Cohn describes it (a significant, breakthrough moment) in his … Read More