quarta-feira, 11 de maio de 2011

Universidades e Escolas Especiais nos EUA


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Colleges and Universities
  • California State University Northridge  Located in Northridge, California, CSUN boasts the largest nationwide enrollment of students who are deaf and hard of hearing at a mainstream institution. CSUN was one of the first mainstream universities in the nation to admit people who are deaf and hard of hearing.  The National Center on Deafness, a landmark institution on the campus of CSUN, provides support services to the deaf and hard of hearing student population and continues to bridge the deaf and hearing communities. Today, more than 220 deaf and hard-of-hearing students attend CSUN and are mainstreamed into regular university classes.
  • Gallaudet University, liberal arts college for the deaf, located in Washington, D.C.  Gallaudet is the world's only university that brings together deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students as well as faculty in the common pursuit of education. The Gallaudet community lives by the tenets it explicitly states in its "Commitment to Sign Communication:  We have the right and responsibility to understand and be understood. Clear and well-paced visual communication is a requirement for this learning community. We will respect the sign language style of every individual and use whatever is necessary to communicate in a given situation.  We will be assertive and sincere in our efforts to attain sign language proficiency so we can communicate directly with each other."
  • R.I.T. National Technical Institute for the Deaf  is the world’s first and largest technological college for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, located in Rochester, New York. NTID is one of eight colleges within Rochester Institute of Technology.  RIT is consistently ranked among top universities in U.S. News & World Report: America’s Best Colleges.  RIT/NTID provides excellent academic programs; outstanding access and support services; and diverse educational, social, and personal development opportunities for students.  Students can choose from more than 200 programs of study in fields such as Biotechnology, Information Technology, Professional and Technical Communication, Graphic Design, Photography, and more.
  • Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf,  located in Big Spring, Texas, is the only self-contained community college for the deaf in the United States.  SWCID offers certificate and associate degree programs for deaf and hard of
    hearing students. The certificate programs include Data Entry Technology, Office Technology, Graphic Arts Technology, Building Trades, Dental Laboratory Technology, Paraprofessional for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing,
    and Automotive Maintenance Technician.  The Associate Degree programs offered at SWCID include Computer Information Systems, Business Transfer Program, Accounting, Drafting, General Studies, and Paraprofessional for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  Students may attend nearby Howard College for Nursing, Cosmetology and other programs where interpreters are provided. Many students take classes at both the Howard College and SWCID campuses, and free shuttle transportation between campuses is provided.
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