Purpose: • To research and assess the historical impact of famous Deaf individuals around the world Requirements of Biographical Report (Essay) and Presentation: ESSAY: Essay is to be five full pages of researched content covering the content explained below; this does not include name, date and your works cited/resource page o MLA format or APA format, whichever you prefer o Five-page essay o Essay is to be 12-pt. font, double-spaced, with 1” standard margins o Works cited/resource page (sixth page) o 75 points Content to be Covered: • Personal Life: Who was/is their family? What hobbies/interests did they have? (i.e. were they an animal lover, etc.) • Hearing Status: How did they become Deaf? Explain how they became Deaf, including the cause (if known), age, and how they discovered they were Deaf • Education/Training: What kind of education/training did they receive? Explain their educational background (primary, secondary, and postsecondary if applicable); also include their mode of communication (signed, oral, etc.) • Career and Impact: What was/is their career? How did their career impact the Deaf community and society? Requirements of Biographical Report (Essay) and Presentation: the Deaf community and society?