Deaf mime brings awareness to Woodland Park students about nonverbal communication

Summarized by Virginia Laurie

Ricky Smith, an Omaha-based deaf mime, visited Nebraska’s Woodland Park Elementary to teach children about non-verbal communication as part of Deaf Awareness Week. Smith has worked with schools for over 40 years and in 38 states, encouraging students to use their body language, facial expressions and imagination when communicating.

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