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Schools and Programs in the U.S. Introduction Information on schools and programs for deaf and hard of hearing children and youth in the United States is provided in two sections. These sections are: 1. Directory Listing for 1999 (pages 80-121) alphabetized by state and city, this listing includes program name, address, telephone number, and administrator or contact person. 2. Program and Services Chart for 1999 (pages 122-147) alphabetized by state and program name, information on each of the programs in the directory, including program type (residential /day; public/private), number of students enrolled, services offered (e.g., parent-infant program, continuing education), and communication methodology used in the classroom. These sections report the programs and services information supplied by the schools on the 1999 reference issue program questionnaire . The listing is by state, and for each state the programs are listed alphabetically within each of the three categories used in the Directory Listing: schools, local programs, and other facilities. The following categories, definitions, and abbreviations apply to the "Programs and Services Chart." [Any cell left blank in this chart indicates the school did not report this information. An (*) in a cell indicates that you should contact the program directly regarding this information.] 1. Residential: Day: Boarding facilities are offered; program may also serve day students Day facilities only 3. 4. 5. 6. Public: Private: Enrollment: Grade Range: Parents do not pay tuition Parents pay tuition (although financial assistance may be available) Number of students reported by school as of September 15,1998 ttTII. tfyn, "K": "1-12": "PHS": birth through age 2 (Infant) 3-4 years old (Toddler) kindergarten grade levels post high school Age Range: Minimum age of enrollment; maximum age of enrollment Services available: [N.B.: several schools indicated that any service would be available if needed] Parent/Infant: Family support/svcs: Speech therapy: Counseling: MHC Program: Voc Training: Interpreter: Social worker: Audiological: Other: Program available for deaf infants and their parents Family support or services provided or offered Speech and/or language therapy available Counseling (group/individual) available as part of school program Program for multihandicapped deaf students Vocational training An interpreter (oral or sign) is available for classroom instruction Social worker available Audiological evaluations and/or services are available Services not listed that are available (i.e., notetakers, parent education programs, sign language classes, adaptive PE, etc.) Communication: [N.B.: schook could select more than one of these options, depending on their use in the school setting] Auditory/Oral: • Cued Speech: • ASL: • Sign with Speech: Encourages use of speech and residual hearing Provides training in use of Cued Speech American Sign Language Includes various sign plus speech methods (e.g. Signed English; includes TC) Signed English, SEE I or II, Pidgin Volume 144, No. 2 American Annals of the Deaf Schools and Programs in the U.S. Directory Listing This listing provides Directory information on U.S. schools and programs for infants and preschool, elementary, and secondary children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Under each state is an alphabetical listing by city of (1) schools (residential, day, center schools), (2) local programs, and (3) other types of facilities. The programs listed here include only those which returned the 1999 reference issue program questionnaire. (Abbreviations: t»tty; v=voice; f=fax; a = ascii) ALABAMA Relay: 800-548-2546/t 800-548-2547/v Schools: Preschool Ctrfor the Sensory Impaired 1050 Government Street Mobile, AL 36604 334-Õ 33-1234 (v/t) 334-432-3199 (f) Exec Dir: Paula Tapia E-mail: sensory@acan.net Alabama School for the Deaf 205 E. South Street, P.O. Box 698 Talladega, AL 35161-0698 256-761-3214 (v/t) 256-761-3278 (0 Principal: Dr. John T. Tiffany E-mail: jtiff@aidb.state.al.us Regional Centers under the: Alabama Institute for Deaf& Blind 205 E. South Street, P.O. Box 698 Talladega, AL 35160 205-761-3370 205-761-3294 (f) Dir, Field Services: Phyllis Baker AIDB-Auburn Regional Center 650 N. College Street Auburn, AL 36830 334-887-3880 (v/t) 334-821-4022 (f) Dir: Chariot Ritenbaugh E-mail: crite@aidb.state.al.us Web: www.aidb AIDB-Birmingham Regional Center 220 34th Street...

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ISSN
1543-0375
Print ISSN
0002-726X
Pages
pp. 79-163
Launched on MUSE
2012-07-11
Open Access
No
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