• The Alaska State School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides Pre-K through 12th grade educational options for deaf and hard of hearing students that fosters and supports the development of both American Sign Language and English. This learning model enables each student to acquire and effectively use the skills necessary to achieve his or her own personal, academic, social and vocational goals; and by so doing make significant contributions to society in general, and to the Deaf community in particular.

Services Offered

  • For Students:

    • Academic Services
    • American Sign Language Development and Support
    • Audiology
    • Biztown (High School Students)
    • Counseling
    • Interpreting Services
    • Listening and Spoken Language Development and Support
    • Speech-Language Therapy
    • Spring Retreat (Secondary Students)
    • Transition Readiness
    • Vocational Options


    For Staff and Other Professionals:

    • Alaska Educational Interpreters Conference (AEIC)
    • Guided Advancement Program (GAP)
    • Interpreting Services


    For Families:

    • Family Sign Classes
    • Partnerships with Local Resources
    • Outreach Program
    • Residential Supports