Benedictine Monk Taught The Deaf and Mute

Spanish Benedictine monk Pedro Ponce Leon taught the deaf to speak, read and write using the aplim method circa 1560. Using a combination of techniques, including letter-tracing and moulding the lips of his students with his hands. Gaspard Burgos, a prospective monk, was both deaf and mute who Leon taught and wrote several books.

      Pedro Ponce Leon
      Benedictine monk

Additional Information:

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