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  • Educational Programs for Deaf Students

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 programs), (2) charter schools, (3) local programs, and (4) other types of facilities. Programs listed include only those that returned the American Annals of the Deaf 2008 Reference Issue Program Questionnaire. To update or add a program listing, contact Sue Hotto at the Gallaudet Research Institute, HMB 427, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002, 1-800-451-8834 ext 5575/5907 (v/tty) or send an email to


Special Schools or Center Programs

Alabama Institute for the Deaf and the Blind [AIDB]
205 South Street East, P.O. Box 698
Talladega, AL 35161-0698
phone: 256-761-3200 [v/tty]
fax: 256-761-3344
President: Terry Graham, Ed.D.

Regional Centers and Special Schools or Center Programs Under the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and the Blind:

AIDB-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
Vice President/Interim Principal: Dr. Frieda Meacham

AIDB-Dothan Regional Center
111 Medical Drive
Dothan, AL 36303
phone: 334-677-6270
fax: 334-793-7044
Director: Ricky Holman

AIDB 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 (v/tty)
fax: 334-273-9400
Regional Director: Ricky Holman

AIDB-Shoals Regional Center
512 N. Main Street
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
phone: 256-383-3503 (v/tty)
fax: 256-383-3562
Regional Director: Glenda Cain

Local Programs

Birmingham City Schools
P.O. Drawer 10007
Birmingham, AL 35202
phone: 205-231-4780
Executive Director of Special Education: Dr. Ruth Tucker

Cherokee County Schools
725 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
phone: 256-927-6154
Hearing Impaired Teacher: Nan Latham

Barbour County Schools
P.O. Box 429
Clayton, AL 36016
phone: 334-775-3453
fax: 334-775-7301
Coordinator of Special Education: Carol Barr

Morgan County Schools
1325 Point Mallard Parkway
Decatur, AL 35601 [End Page 122]
phone: 256-309-2117
fax: 256-309-2178
Director of Special Education: Venita Jones

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

Hillcrest Preschool
6500 Boll Weevil Circle
Enterprise, AL 36330
phone: 334-347-6858
Speech/Language Pathologist: Sonja L. Helms

Escambia County Schools
1607 Poplar Street
Flomaton, AL 36441
phone: 251-296-0633
tty: 251-296-0634
fax: 251-296-0634
Coordinator, Special Education: Suzanne Barnett

Gadsden City Board of Education
1026 Chestnut Street
Gadsden, AL 35901
phone: 256-547-5446 ext 13
fax: 256-547-5448
Hearing Impaired/SetsWeb/IEP Advisor: Deidra Holland

Chambers County Board of Education
PO Box 408-D
Lafayette, AL 36862
phone: 334-864-9466 ext 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 (v/tty)
fax: 251-221-5455
Principal: Mary Lou Casey

Mt. Brook City Schools
#32 Vine Street
Mt. Brook, AL 35213
phone: 205-414-3836
fax: 205-877-8303
Director of Special Education: Sylvia Harper

Opelika City Schools
Opelika Learning Center
214 Jeter Avenue


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