Historical information

Pierre Patrick Gorman, CBE (1 October 1924 – 1 October 2006) was an Australian librarian and academic who specialised in education for children with disabilities. Born profoundly deaf, Gorman was the first deaf person to receive a doctorate at Cambridge University.


Documents the changing nature of education of deaf children and the attitudes of the society at large and the current research.

Physical description

A loose-leaf printed pamphlet (A5 - 4 pages) of an address given by Dr. Pierre Gorman to the Parents Group of the Princess Elizabeth Kindergarten for the deaf, Elgar Rd, Burwood, Victoria on 25th November, 1960.