Helen Keller

 
 

FOOTNOTES FROM THE STANDARDS OF LEARNING (SOLS) & ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE

1  Overcame disabilities, worked to help others who were blind and deaf. (2.11)

Overcomer of disabilities

Helen Keller became deaf and blind when she was just a child.  She worked hard to overcome her disabilities and learned how to communicate with others.  She travelled around the world helping people who were blind and deaf. 1