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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.
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This handbook is designed to provide information to help students, faculty, and staff understand how the OSWD process works, and how to make the most effective use of OSWD when addressing with the needs of students with disabilities. The reader will also find guidelines for the delivery of accommodations and special services, as well as guidance for understanding the functions and role of OSWD pertaining to its operation and the delivery of special-need services for students with disabilities.
There are three main sections after these preliminaries:
This handbook should be used in conjunction with the OSWD section of the Gallaudet University website, where many forms, detailed procedures, and other specific and up-to-date information is available.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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