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Seeing the language: Purdue event introduces children to sign language

March 27, 2007
By Sharon Dettmer Post-Tribune correspondent

WESTVILLE — “Megan Pardee stood on stage, holding a stuffed frog, as youngsters and their parents learned how to say ‘frog’ in sign language.
Kids pulled stuffed animals out of a bag — a deer, lamb, moose — while learning about sign language and deaf culture.

Megan, 8, was delighted. Her mother, Barb Pardee of Valparaiso, is an American Sign Language student at Purdue University North Central. She was grateful for the chance to teach her daughter more about the deaf community during the ASL Club’s Game Night in the Library-Student-Faculty Building on…”

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