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Delaware School for the Deaf

  • Education

Essential Information

630 E. Chestnut Hill Rd.
Newark, DE 19713


Center-based public school option under the umbrella of statewide programs for the deaf, hard of hearing & deaf-blind.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.dsdeaf.org/

Disabilities Served:
Deaf / hard of hearing
Visual impairment / blind

County: New Castle

Location (state-county): DE

Offers residential program: yes

Services Offered: Bilingual Services

Enrollment: 110

Grades or ages of school: Grades K-12+

Staff:student ratio: 2:6; 2:7

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: no

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: no

Tuition structure: FAPE

Adaptive tech used: Digital cameras Digital camcorders LCD projectors Document readers Multimedia room & labs- creating movies Video relay & Videophone access Internet access Vast array of educational software

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Bilingual ASL approach

Support services/therapies offered: paraprofessionals, school psychologists, an educational audiologist, educational interpreters, and residential advisors.

Support services:
School nurse
Speech therapy

Extracurriculars offered: weekly TV program, yearbook, basketballo, soccer, volleyball teams

Extracurriculars offered:

Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Residential

Paid Blurb 2016: no