A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Interim Chief Bilingual Officer:
Laurene E. Simms
ASL Development Program provides resources and ongoing support to Gallaudet faculty. The four components include ASL Development Plan for new emerging signers, ASL Gatherings, Individual ASL Support, and ASL Immersion Day.
The ASL Development Program’s goal is to provide opportunities focusing on language
development in a safe and interactive environment where Gallaudet faculty can focus on
learning and using ASL skills. The ASL Development Program will maintain and achieve these
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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