American School for the Deaf
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The American School for the Deaf is the oldest permanent school for the deaf in the United States. It was founded April 15, 1817 in Hartford, Connecticut by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc and became a state-supported school later that year.
- official website: www.asd-1817.org
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An Encyclopedia by James Ciment
The American School for the Deaf is founded in Hartford, Connecticut. 1832 The Perkins School for the Blind is founded in Boston , Massachusetts. 1864 Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and Blind is founded in Washington, ...
Volume 5: Language by Michael Montgomery, Ellen Johnson
While the American School for the Deaf was established in 1817 for white children, no attempt was made to provide for black deaf children until the 1850s. Following the Civil War, some states ...
by Frederik Ohles, Shirley M. Ohles, John G. Ramsay
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet founded the first American school for the deaf in Hartford, Connecticut. 394 Appendix E 1819 Dartmouth College v. Woodward decision affirmed Appendix E: IMPORTANT DATES IN AMERICAN EDUCATION.
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