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The American School Of DEAF SCHOOL

  • The American School Of Deaf. 1817

    The American School for the Deaf was founded within the heartford, Connecticut area in 1817. This school was founded by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Dr. Mason Cogswell, and Laurent Clerc. This school became state-supported in the same year in which it was opened. It is the oldest school for the deaf in the United States.