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  • Educational Programs for Deaf Students

Schools and Programs in the United States                                                  82

Schools and Programs in Canada                                                              162

Postsecondary Programs                                                                          168

Schools and Programs in the United States

Directory Listing

This listing provides directory information on U.S. schools and programs enrolling children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Under each state is an alphabetical listing by city of (1) schools (residential, day, center charter schools), (2) local programs, and (3) other types of facilities. Programs listed here include only those that returned the American Annals of the Deaf 2005 Reference Issue Program Questionnaire. To update or add a program listing, contact Sue Hotto at the Gallaudet Research Institute, HMB S-427, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695, 1-800-451-8834 ext 5575/5907 (V/tty) or send an email to


Special Schools or Centers

Residential/Boarding & Day

Alabama School for the Deaf
205 South Street East, P.O. Box 698
Talladega AL 35161-0698
Phone: 256-761-3214
TTY: Same
Fax: 256-761-3278
Principal: Pam C. Shaw

Regional Centers under the Alabama School for the Deaf and the Blind

AIDB-Birmingham Regional Center
220 34th Street, South
Birmingham AL 35222
Phone: 205-328-3989
Fax: 205-323-3691
Director: Monita Hara

AIDB-Huntsville Regional Center
600 St. Clair Avenue
Huntsville AL 35801
Phone: 205-539-7881
Fax: 205-532-0942
Director, Early Intervention: Karla Smith

AIDB-Mobile Regional Center
1050 Government Street
Mobile AL 36604
Phone: 251-432-7777
Fax: 251-432-3199
Regional Director: Michelle F. Jones

AIDB-Montgomery Regional Center
2629-B Eastern Boulevard
Montgomery AL 36117
Phone: 334-273-9200
TTY: Same
Fax: 334-273-9400
Director: Margie L. Lee

AIDB-Tuscaloosa Regional Center
701 22nd Avenue
Tuscaloosa AL 35401
Phone: 205-345-2883
Fax: 205-345-4883
Director: Jan McGee

AIDB-Shoals Regional Center
512 N. Main Street
Tuscumbia AL 35674
Phone: 256-383-3503
TTY: Same
Fax: 256-383-3562
Regional Director: Glenda Cain

Day Only

Preschool Ctr for the Sensory Impaired
1050 Government Street
Mobile AL 36604
Phone: 334-433-1234
TTY: Same
Fax: 334-432-3199
Executive Director: Michelle Jones

Local Programs

Shelby County Special Services Center
110 Stadium Drive
Alabaster AL 35007
Phone: 205-620-1030
Fax: 205-620-1035
Audiologist/Program Specialist HI Prog: Wendy Kidd

Auburn City Schools
P.O. Box 2208
Auburn AL 36831-2208 [End Page 82]
Phone: 205-887-2100
Coordinator, Hearing Impaired Services: Deborah Strawn

Jefferson County Board of Education
2100 18th Street, South
Birmingham AL 35209
Phone: 205-379-2033
Fax: 205-379-2305
Director, Exceptional Education: Susan Wirt

Cherokee County Schools
725 East Main Street
Centre AL 35960
Phone: 205-927-3302
Hearing Impaired Teacher: Nan Latham

Winston County Schools
P.O. Box 9
Double Springs AL 35553
Phone: 205-489-3439
Fax: 205-489-3203
Coordinator of Special Education: Georganna Comeens

Fayette County Schools
P.O. Box 686
Fayette AL 35555
Phone: 205-932-4611
Fax: 205-932-7246
Special Education Coordinator: Rene P. Nichols

Chambers County Board of Education
P.O. Box 408-D
Lafayette AL 36862
Phone: 334-864-9466 x 203
Fax: 334-864-9619
Coordinator of Special Education: Diane Sherriff

S.W. Alabama Regional School (Mobile Co)
3980 Burma Road
Mobile AL 36693
Phone: 251-221-5454
TTY: Same
Fax: 251-221-5455
Principal: Mary Lou Casey

Mt. Brook City Schools
#3 Church Street
Mt. Brook AL 35213
Phone: 205-414-3836
Fax: 205-414-3829
Director of Special Education: Sylvia Harper

Opelika City Schools
Opelika Learning Center, 214 Jeter Ave...


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