According to Wikipedia,
Betty Gloria Miller , also known as Bettigee was an American artist who became known as the "Mother of De'VIA" . Family and early life She was born hard of hearing in Chicago to deaf parents Ralph Reese Miller, Sr., and Gladys Hedrick Miller. She attended an oral school, but learned ASL at home. In June 1976, she earned a Doctor of Education degree in art at Pennsylvania State University, becoming the first undergraduate alumna of then-Gallaudet College to earn a doctoral degree. She was also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, specializing in working with deaf patients. Her art practice included some of her reflections on a deaf person's experiences in an oral school.
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