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Ï€Educational Programs and Services A. Schools and Classes: Preschool through Secondary (Data on programs, pupils, and staff) B. Postsecondary Programs C. University Programs Training Personnel in Deafness D. Programs for the Deaf-Blind 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 state. Each state listing provides in sequence: schools (residential & day), classes, and facilities for other handicap(s). Column rules separate residential and day facilities. The programs listed here include those that have responded to the 1986 Annals questionnaire. Nonrespondents are listed by address only (no data provided) and are not included in the Tabular Summary of Schools and Classes. The following key applies to schools and classes both in the United States and Canada. Program 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 handicap(s) other Other Handicap(s) than deafness but providing classes for deaf children Student Data: Tot.............. Total number deaf/hearing-impaired students enrolled M............... Male; F ...........................Female Res ............. Number residential students Day............. Number day students Ages ............ Minimum enrollment and maximum attendance ages MH............. Number of multihandicapped students Grad........... Total 1986 graduates Program Data: Res ............. Residential facilities offered (may also serve day students) Day............. Day facilities only MD ............. Multi-district (cooperative or intermediate unit) public school agency Dst ............. Public school district SC.............. School or class under public school district jurisdiction Ind ............. Independent Unit (not affiliated with multidistrict 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 in-school programs PS-12 ........... Grade range: Preschool (PS) refers to inschool programs for children under age 5; Kindergarten (K) to programs for those age 56 ; numerals 1-12 to grade equivalents for children age 6-20 Mn ............. Has Mainstreaming Program CE.............. Continuing Education for deaf adults AU ............. Administrative Unit serving program MC ............. Also has multiple locations Notes: Student/staff ratios may seem unrealistic for some programs in this listing (staff total may exceed student total). These programs often have students partially mainstreamed within a number of different facilities; thus, staff full-time equivalents are difficult to determine. An open-ended figure in the "Ages" category (e.g., Ages 6- ) indicates no maximum age limit was provided in the program survey. Educational Staff Data: Tot.............. Total number full-time educational staff A ............... Number Educational Administrators T ............... Number Instructors (classroom teachers) H............... Number Teacher Aides S ............... Number Clinical and other Supportive Personnel (audiologists, interpreters, psychologists , home school visitors, social workers, rehabilitation counselors, researchers, media/ library personnel) D ............... Number of Deaf Persons on educational staff C ............... Number with certification as teachers of the deaf by the State Department of Education Notes: An educational staff total equal to zero indicates there is less than one full-time (or full-time equivalent) staff member working specifically with deaf students. 80 Schools and Classes in the U.S. Alabama Schools Alabama Inst, for the Deaf & Blind 205 South St., E. Talladega 35160 Tel 205 362-1500 President: Jack Hawkins, Jr., Ph.D. Prog: Res; IndS; Pub; PS-12; CE; Mn Stud: Tot 324; M 182; F 147; Res 265; Day 59; Ages 3-21; MH 66; Grad 78 Staff: Tot 107; A 9; T 66; H 23; S 9; D 9; C 57 Classes Auburn City Schools 855 E. Samford Ave. Auburn 36830 Tel 205 821-3050 Coord SE: Frances Childs, A A Prog: Day; SC; Pub; K-8; Mn, MC Stud: Tot 6; M 3; F 3; Ages 5-21 ; MH 1 Staff: Tot 1; T1 Bessemer Bd. of Educ. (Lanier High Sch.) 100 High School Dr. Bessemer 35023 Tel 205 428-6284 Principal: James M. Howell, Ed.D. Prog: Day; Dst; Pub; 9-12; Mn Stud: Tot 2; M 1; F 1; Ages...

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ISSN
1543-0375
Print ISSN
0002-726X
Pages
pp. 79-143
Launched on MUSE
2013-04-22
Open Access
No
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