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Schools and Programs in the U. S. I Introduction nformation on schools and programs for deaf and hard-ofhearing children and youth in the United States is provided in two sections. These sections are: 1. Directory Listing for 1997 (pages 116-164) — alphabetized by state and city, this listing includes program name, address, telephone number, and administrator. 2. Program and Services Chart for 1997 (pages 165-191) — alphabetized by state and program name, information on each of the programs in the directory, including program type (residential /day; tuition/no tuition), 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 1997 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: 2. No Tuition: Tuition: 3. Enrollment: 4. Grade Range: 5. Age Range: 6. Services: • Parent/Infant: • MHC Program: • Mainstreaming: • Interpreter: • Aud Eval/Svcs: • Guidance Coun: • Voc Eval & Trng • Social Worker: • Continuing Ed: • Other: Boarding facilities offered; program may also serve day students Day facilities only Parents do not pay tuition Parents pay tuition, although financial assistance may be available Number of students reported by school as of September 15, 1996 "I": Birth through age 2 (Infant) "T": 3-4 years old (Toddler) "K": Kindergarten "1 - 12": Grade levels "PHS": Post high school "Ungraded": Ungraded Minimum age of enrollment; maximum age of enrollment Program available for deaf infants and their parents Program for multihandicapped deaf students Program available for educating deaf students with normally hearing students An interpreter (oral or sign) is available for classroom instruction Audiological evaluations and/or services are available Counseling available as part of school program Vocational evaluation and training Social work services are available Educational services/classes available for deaf adults Services not listed that are available (i.e., notetakers, parent education programs, parent support groups, sign language classes, adaptive PE, etc.) 7. Communication: [N.B.: schools 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, SEE I or II, Pidgin Signed English; includes TC) Volume 142, 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 preschool, elementary, and secondary school children who are deaf or otherwise hearing impaired. Under each state is an alphabetical listing by city of (1) schools (residential and day), (2) local programs, and (3) other types of facilities. The programs listed here include only those that returned the 1997 Annals Reference Issue program questionnaire. (Abbreviations: V=Voice; T=TTY; F=Fax; C=Computer) ALABAMA Relay: 800/548-2546 (T) 800/548-2547 (V) Schools: Preschool Center for the Sensory Impaired 1050 Government Street Mobile, AL 36604 334/433-1234 (V/T) 334/432-3199 (F) Exec Dir: Paula Tapia Alabama School for the Deaf 205 E. South Street P.O. Box 698 Talladega, AL 35161-0698 205/761-3214 (V/T) 205/761-3278 (F) Prin: Dr. John T. Tiffany E-mail: Regional Centers under the: Alabama Institute for the Deaf& Blind 205 E. South Street, P.O. Box 698 Talladega, AL 35160 205/761-3370 (V) 205/761-3294 (F) Dir, Field Svcs: Phyllis Baker Auburn Regional Center 421 Opelika Street Auburn, AL 36830 334/887-3880 (V) 334/887-3886 (F) Dir: Chariot Ritenbaugh Birmingham Regional Center 220 34th Street, South Birmingham, AL 35222 205/328-3989 (V) 205/323-3691 (F) Dir: Mónita Hará Dothan Regional Center...


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