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Founded in 1817, the New York School for the Deaf, the second oldest school for the deaf in the United States, is a private non-profit charitable 501(c)3 organization operated in cooperation with the New York State Education Department. Serving students from a 12-county area, encompassing more than 80 school districts, the New York School for […]

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Who can attend New York School for the Deaf (NYSD)? In order to be eligible to attend NYSD, a student must have a documented hearing loss, and be between the ages of 0 to 21 years. Other determining factors may include the extent of the loss, and the impact to the child’s education. Do parents […]

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