A kindergartner in Maine received a warm welcome at school when her classmates learned phrases in sign language so they could support her. Six year-old Morey Belanger is Dayton Consolidated School’s first deaf student. The school wanted her to feel more comfortable so over the course of the year they started learning sign language. Teachers also hung posters around the school to expose the other students to various words and phrases.
To celebrate the kids’ accomplishments the school through a surprise party complete with a Cinderella impersonator who knows American Sign Language. The party meant the world to Morey since she has always dreamed of meeting a princess and felt the support from her favorite princess and all her classmates when they too knew sign language.