Helen Keller Deaf Blind Awareness Week


Helen Keller Deaf-Blind awareness Week is observed each year the last week in June in honor of Helen Keller’s birthday on June 27th.

On June 22, 1984, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the week beginning June 24, 1984 as Helen Keller Deaf-Blind awareness Week. The purpose is to encourage public recognition of and compassion for the complex problems caused by deaf-blindness and to emphasize the potential contributions of deaf-blind people.

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Write a letter to your local legislator- congressman, mayor, governor as and ask for a proclamations

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