Helen Keller

lecturer

Early Life

Helen Adams Keller was born in Tuscumbia Alabama on June 27th,1880.Helen became blind and deaf at the age of nineteen months after she had gotten a deadly fever. Because she couldn't here or see anything, she became mute. She had many outburst from all of the anger and frustration she had. after all the outburst, Helens parents were done. They were able to do to Alexander Graham Bell for a teacher referral. Annie Sullivan was the teacher that was given to them. She was young and has been blind for a short period time until she had gotten a sugary to get her sight back. Annie had taught Helen for many years until she died.

Getting Involved

Helen applied for college at the age of 16 and gotten in the same year. She had finished it after 8 year of hard work she finally graduated at the age of 24 years old. She learned at a young age to help people and how to improve their lives. Throughout many years she traveled the world and lectured people about having more finance efforts for the blind.

Choices and Results

Hellen had lectured many people around the world. She helped change many peoples minds about blind people. She helped when she lectured about having more finance efforts for the blind. This was a big positive influence on the blind. Her motivational speaking encouraged her big idea, to help the blind and deaf.

In Her Words

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."

-Helen Keller

Aftermath

Helen Adams Keller died in Westport Connecticut onJune 1st, 1968. As of now the blind and deaf are more appreciated by people today. They have things to help them see and hear which Helen didn't have when she was alive. Helen is an inspiration for blind and deaf people around the world. She shoes that with any problem you can reach your goal.

Words For Her

"Even Helen Keller, who was born blind and deaf, could see God. No doubt, in her silent darkness, every fragrant flower, every ray of the warm sun, every taste that touched her tongue told her that there was a God who created all things. Jodie Foster shouldn't therefore be surprised that people are surprised that she's an atheist."

-Ray Comfort

Legacy

Helen Keller gave the idea that deaf and blind people can live normal lives. Like when she showed you can get a job even when you have a condition. This encourages people to stop having other people do things for you even though you are challenged with a disability. She shows that you can be an independent person if you work hard.

Annotated Bibliography

1. "Helen Keller, Circa 1956." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2010. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


I used this picture to show what she looked like in her later age. She was a woman who accomplished her dreams. Helen has a big smile showing her joy.


2. "Helen Adams Keller. "Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


This source helped me figure out her earlier life with Anne Sullivan. It helped me see the role that she had on Helen.


3. "Helen Adams Keller." Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


This source shows how she became so famous and accomplished. It also shows her famous and well known writings.


4. "Helen Adams Keller." World of Health. Gale, 2007. Biography in Context. Web 8 May 2016.


I used this source because it shows how she learned to read and write. It tells you the way Anne taught her.


5. "Helen Adams Keller." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


I used this source because it told you her route in becoming a leader. It told us the college she went to and how long she went to it for.


6. "Helen (Adams) Keller." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


This source also gives info on her early life. It tells you how she had become blind and deaf.


7. "Helen Adams Keller." World of Health. Gale, 2006. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


This source shows the challenge she had growing up and getting to where she wanted to be. It lists all of her accomplishments.


8. "Helen Keller." Contemporary Heroes and Heroines. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 1990. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


I chose this article because it was able to show the bond with Anne was able to create with Helen. Anne figured out a way to be able to teach her.


9. "Helen Keller's Graduation Photo, 1904." MCT Photos. 2010. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


I chose this picture because it shows how hard she worked. It is a picture of her in her cap and gown.


10. "Helen Adams Keller." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2010. Biography in Context. Web. 8 May 2016.


I chose this photo because it shows her when she was a younger and full of potential person. It is a portrait of young Helen Keller.


11. https://www.brainyquote.com/search_results.html?q=Helen+Keller+deaf


I chose this quote because it shows an opinion about her topic. It is a little religious but it shows and opinion from someone.


12. http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/h/helenkelle101301.html


I chose this quote because it shows Helen's actual opinion on what she believes. It is her opinion that not everyone has to believe.