The North Carolina School for the Deaf, located in Morganton, opened in 1894. Moose discusses how the students there are taught the meaning of words, how to play musical instruments, sing and perform other accomplishments.
The North Carolina School for the Deaf reveals seeds for today’s inclusivity movement were planted over a century ago. As for another initiative possibly viewed as a sign of its times, NCSD responded to the call for racial equality in the 1960s beginning to admit black patients. It is through such initiatives NCSD has developed into a supportive deaf community, thus becoming a second home to generations of children experiencing hearing impairments.