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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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We know that you are eager to learn about our reopening plans for Spring 2021. The Gallaudet Way Forward strand leaders are in the process of developing these plans, with the goal of sharing them with the community in early November. The strand leaders have begun to send weekly community updates, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
Also, see our dedicated website for the latest updates on our plans, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for general information about COVID-19. This site includes ASL videos.
We were gratified by the community turnout for free COVID-19 tests and flu shots on Friday, October 9. Over 200 people were tested, and more than 70 people received flu shots.
On the anniversary of the ADA, the Gallaudet community applauded the announcement that the U.S. would sign on to the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities--and looked toward next steps.
The newly-formed Gallaudet University debate team will hold its first-ever ASL-English intercollegiate debate tonight against George Washington University. The two teams will debate the proposition “Statehood for Washington, D.C. should be granted.”
We are now one step closer to choosing the official name for the site that honors Louise B. Miller, her son, and the teachers and students of the Kendall School, Division II. The Board of Trustees have approved the final three choices and we are now turning back to YOU for your final vote!
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