A photo of a very happy, five year old girl in braids, wearing rectangle pink sunglasses running and smiling in the grass.
A photo of a very happy, five year old girl in braids, wearing rectangle pink sunglasses running and smiling in the grass.
 

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

A complete educational and extracurricular program in an accessible communication environment enabling our students to achieve independence, positive self-esteem, high personal aspirations and pride, and to reach their highest potential in academics and citizenship.

Over 250 Deaf and hard-of-hearing children from birth through Grade 12 from more than 100 school districts and 30 counties across Pennsylvania.

Tuition free quality academic services.

A continuum of communication methods to meet each child's needs, i.e., Total Communication, Auditory / Oral Methods, and American Sign Language.

A complete after school program including a fully equipped fitness center, a variety of clubs and a comprehensive athletic program.

Mainstreaming opportunities through a variety of local programs including a local private elementary school and a public vocational training center.

Early Intervention Services for birth to age three through home visits and on campus activities, through agencies in 20 Pennsylvania counties.

Support services as needed, including speech language pathologists, audiologists, a school psychologist, a communication teacher, an occupational / physical therapist, guidance counselors and an art therapist.

Outreach programs including Community Audiological and Speech Services, Educational Consultant Services, Sign Language Classes, Interpreting Services, Technical Assistance for Teachers and Staff, and Training, Workshops and Seminars.

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Phone: (412) 371-7000
http://www.wpsd.org

 

Contact Us Today!

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
100 West School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-4700 (V/TTY)

The Overbrook School for the Blind
6333 Malvern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19151-2597
(215) 877-0313

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1469
(412) 371-7000 (V/TTY)

The Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children
201 North Bellfield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(412) 621-0100
 

 

 

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