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In fact, Webster, under the word "Asylum", classes the deaf and dumb with the insane.
Efforts are consequently being made to place such institutions under the control of educational rather than of charity boards.
They become dumb because, being deprived of hearing, they are unable to imitate the sounds which constitute speech.
Rudolph Agricola , the distinguished humanist (1443-1485), states that he saw a deaf and dumb man who was able to converse with others by writing (De inventione dialecticâ, III, xvi).
The fact is, that not a few of the more famous educators of the deaf received their first lessons from those who preceded the Reformation or were not influenced by its errors, but undertook the instruction of deaf-mutes for the sole purpose of imparting religious instruction.
No Catholic theologian maintained that the adult deaf and dumb from birth are beyond the pale of salvation, because "Faith cometh by hearing" ( Romans ).
In the family they were considered a disgrace, or were looked upon as a useless burden and kept in isolation.
It is a bright page in the New Testament which narrates the kindness of our Divine Lord, who, doing good to all, did not forget the deaf and dumb.Brute animals that are deaf, are deaf and dumb; the little child, before it has learned to speak, is mute, but not dumb.