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Schools and Classes for the Deaf in the United States This section provides information on the programs offered, the students served, and the educational staff employed by U.S. schools and classes for preschool-, elementary- and, secondary-level deaf children. The listing is alphabetical by states. Each state listing provides in sequence: schools (residential & day), classes, and facilities for other handicap(s). The programs listed here include only those which have responded to the 1982Anna/s'questionnaire. The key to the data for schools and classes is given below. This key applies to schools and classes both in the United States and Canada (see pgs. 136 and 212). MH ......... A program specifically for MultiProgram Classification: Schools ...... Educational programs housed in building(s) primarily for deaf students , and enrolling 10 or more such students Classes ...... Educational programs housed in unit(s) devoted only partially to deaf students Facilities for... Educational programs for handiOthercap (s) other than deafness but proHandicap (s) viding classes for deaf children Program Data: Res .......... Residential facilities offered (may also serve day students) Day ......... Day facilities only (Part) ........ Only part-timeclasses(fewerthan25 hrs./week per deaf child enrolled) and/or itinerant services MD ......... Multi-district (cooperative or intermediate unit) public school agency Dst .......... Public school district SC .......... School or class under public school district jurisdiction lnd .......... Independent Unit (not affiliated with multi-dist. public school agency) with no satellite program IndS ......... Independent Unit with satellite program Sat .......... Satellite Program under an Independent Unit Pub ......... Public support (parents do not pay tuition) Priv ......... Private support (parents pay tuition) Inf .......... A parent-infant home program is offered in addition to ¡?-school programs P-12 ......... Grade range: Preschool (P) refers to¡?-school programs for children under age 5; Kindergarten (K) to programs for those age 5-6; numerals 1-12 to grade equivalents for children age 6-20 HS .......... High School programs specifically designed for hearing-impaired students Mn(#) ....... # students fully mainstreamed PMn(#) ...... # students partially mainstreamed CE .......... Continuing Education for deaf adults Handicapped Deaf students is offered in a school or class for the deaf AU .......... Administrative Unit serving program ( + MCL) ..... Also has multiple class locations Student Data: Tot .......... Total number deaf/hearing-impaired students enrolled M ........... Male; F . . . Female Res .......... Number residential students Day ......... Number day students Ages ........ Minimum enrollmentand maximum attendance ages tDBl ......... Deaf-Blind students DMR ........ Deaf-Mentally Retarded students DBI + MR ___ Deaf-Blind, Mentally Retarded students DLD ......... Deaf-Learning Disabled, including aphasie DSE ......... Deaf-Socially or Emotionally disturbed students 0 ........... Deaf students with handicaps Other than above Data on status of deaf 1982 high school graduates (as of Oct. 1): Tot .......... Total 1982 graduates Coll ......... Number enrolled in 2 or4yr. college or tech./voc. institute Trng ......... Number enrolled in short term job training program (less than 2 years) Work ........ Number directly employed UEm ........ Number unemployed UKn ......... Unknown Educational Data: Tot .......... Total number full-time educational staff EA .......... Number Educational Administrators 1 ............ Number Instructors (classroom teachers) TA .......... Number Teacher Aides C ........... Number Clinical and other Supportive personnel (audiologists, interpreters , psychologists, home school visitors, social workers, rehabilitation counselors, researchers) M ........... Number of Media/Library personnel tFor this, and the following multi-handicapped categories, each child is counted only once. AAD. / April 1983Schools and Classes in the U.S. 135 Df ........... Number of Deaf Persons on educational staff CC .......... Number with CEASD* or CED** certification on educational staff SC Number with certification as teachers of the deaf by the State Department of Education *CEASD—Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf *CED—Council on Education of the Deaf Alabama Schools •George C. Wallace Sp. & Hrng. Ctr., Univ. of Montevallo Middle St., Montevallo 35115 Tel 205 665 2521 Dr. Loretta Brown, Ed. D. Chairman Alabama Inst, for the Deaf & Blind, 205 South St., E. Talladega 35160 Tel 205 362 1500 Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Ph.D. President Program: Res; MD; Pub; Inf; P-3; PMn(D; MH Students: Tot 5; M 2; F 3; Res 4; Day 1; Ages 4-14 Multi-Hep: Tot 2; DBI 0; DMR 1; DBI + MR 0; DLD 1 ; DSE 0; O 0 1 982 Graduates: Tot 0 Educ Staff: Tot 1 5; EA 2; I 1 ; TA 1 0; C 2; M 0; Df 0...