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September 23, 2006

Idaho School For The Deaf And The Blind To Be On PBS

From: KPVI-TV - Pocatello,ID,USA - Sep 23, 2006

Gooding, Idaho (ap) -- the Idaho school for the Deaf and the Blind will be one of nine national sites to be featured on the animated PBS children's show, Maya and Miguel.

The episode coincides with deaf awareness week and is called "give me a little sign."

The school will host a screening of the episode on Monday in its large gymnasium.

Deaf awareness week kicks off Sunday.

Maya and Miguel are twin 10-year-olds whose show teaches lessons to young children.

In "give me a little sign," one of the show's characters, Tito, befriends a deaf boy who teaches the children sign language.

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