American School for the Deaf


139 North Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06107

ADMISSIONS: Karen Wilson, Clinical Directory PACES Program, 860-570-2298; Jennifer DelConte, Director of Education, 860-570-1881.

AGES/GRADES: Males and females ages 3-21 in graded 5 and 7 day a week, 10/12 month programs and 3-7 weeks summer programs available.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES: Individual and group therapeutic services available; family therapy available on case-by-case basis.

THERAPEUTIC ORIENTATION: Primarily trauma informed, strengths-based approach, although do have therapists trained in a variety of modalities. The school also follows a Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support model (PBIS), and the PACES (Positive Attitudes Concerning Education and Socialization) program was recently presented with a model demonstration award by the CT State Education Resource Center.

POPULATION SERVED: Deaf and hard of hearing population, including deaf with special needs and deaf/hard of hearing with social and behavioral disorders.

LICENSURE: Dept. of Education: licensed or approved in CT, MA, NH, DE, NY, VT, RI. Dept. of Children and Families: licensed-approved in CT, NJ, and RI

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