Today’s email blast celebrating the International Week of the Deaf is a tribute to Dr. Yerker Andersson.

We have included a variety of materials that that showcase the life and achievements of this great man.

 

This video created by Alex Abenchuchan, the founder and host of The Daily Moth, summarizes the life of Dr. Yerker Andersson.


 

Stefan Goldschmidt’s anecdote on Dr. Yerker Andersson


 

Several other noteworthy links and resources about Dr. Yerker Andersson:

Dr. Yerker Andersson’s story:
https://library.rit.edu/depts/archives/deafhistory/andersson.htm

National Association of the Deaf’s article about Dr. Andersson’s life:
https://nad.org/news/2016/7/dr-yerker-andersson-international-leader-and-activist

World Federation of the Deaf issued a press release on the death of Dr. Andersson:
https://wfdeaf.org/news/wfd-honorary-president-dr-yerker-andersson-passed-away-frederick-maryland-usa-18-july-2016