Youth Day – Deaf History Scotland: Edinburgh Deaf Schools (1760 to 2003)
Hosted in: BSL
Interpreted to: English
Captioned in: English
Duration: 90 minutes
Age Suitability: 10 – 18
Price: Free for Deaf Action youth club members / £5 for non-members / £8 for accompanying adults
Presented by John A Hay MBE, author of Deaf Edinburgh: A Heritage Trail.
This PowerPoint lecture, examines the chronological order of various schools for deaf children in Edinburgh starting from Braidwood’s Academy in 1760 to the removal of Donaldson’s College in 2003 to its present site in Linlithgow.
Afterwards there will be a dedicated youth walk with John Hay. It will run in the afternoon at 1:30pm and lasts approximately 3 hours.