Miracle Worker Project

 
  Ebook: Encyclopedia of World Biography
Open the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Click on Biography, and Encyclopedia of World Biography. Type your person in the search box and find authoritative articles on Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, and William Gibson.
 

 

Set of Databases and Ebooks: Infotrac, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Student Resource Center
Type in your topic, such as Braille. Be sure to check the Full Text box to get the best results, and begin with information from Books.       
Website: National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders 
Authoritative information on American Sign Language in a user-friendly format. 

Kirsten Anderberg's MacLaren Hall History Site

WebsiteKirsten Anderberg's MacLaren Hall History Site
 
This site has good-quality information on asylums in America. Page down to the section called "Almshouses"--that was another name for asylums.
Online Public Access Catalog MHS Media Center:
Use the LS2 Search to see whether the Middletown High School Media Center has a book on your particular subject.  
  Search Engine: Google Advanced Search
Type your topic in the search box. Near the bottom of the page, where it says "Search within a site or domain,"  type in .edu. This will help you find good-qualtiy sites from colleges and universities, with authoritative information.