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.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Program Director: Christi Batamula, Ph.D.
Contact: Tammy Kinsler
Fowler Hall (FH) 304
(202) 250-2468 (department videophone) (202) 651-5530 (voice) (202) 651-5860 (fax)
Candidates in the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Deaf Education program can complete
courses in working with deaf and hard of hearing infants, toddlers and families. These courses
are designed to provide professionals from a wide range of disciplines with current evidence-
based knowledge and skills for working with families and their very young children who are
deaf or hard of hearing.
Candidates will acquire leadership, advocacy, and collaboration skills that promote age and
developmentally appropriate outcomes for infants and toddlers. All coursework and
experiences reflect principles of diversity including understanding and appreciation of language
diversity (ASL and English, as well as other home languages).
Some courses* on working with deaf and hard of hearing infants, toddlers and families are:
*courses are online, asynchronous unless otherwise noted
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15