ASD Parents Page

All Family Education Services (FES) events are open to ALL parents/families of deaf/hard of hearing children. Your child does not have to attend ASD to attend these events.

Click on the blue links for more information about our events or to contact us. 


2016-2017 Handbooks

The 2016-2017 Information Handbooks are now available for download.

2016-2017 Student Handbook
2016-2017 Parent Information Handbook
2016-2017 Student Organizations and Athletics Handbook

Family Education Services (FES) Upcoming Events:

Family Fish-A-Thon will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Camp Isola Bella in Salisbury, CT.  10:00 to 3:00 p.m.  Come and join the other families for a day of fun!   Please bring your own fishing equipment, bait and picnic food.  We will provide the grill and charcoal.  Please note that all persons fishing over the age of 16 MUST have a valid Connecticut Fishing License.  ASD assumes no responsibilities for injuries during the Fish-A-Thon.  Parents are REQUIRED to supervise their children for this event.  Please click on the blue link for more information.


Sign Language Classes for Parents and Families

Learning to sign does take commitment, practice, and time.  Do not be afraid to start learning.  Good communication will enhance your relationship with your child throughout your lives.

2017 Spring Parent Day Sign Language Class will begin on April 26 and will run every Wednesday morning until May 31 for a total of 6 weeks.  Classes start at 11:00 a.m. and end at Noon in the GCEC Activity Room. Adult Family members are welcome.  Please click on the link for registration information.

2017 Spring Parent/Sibling Sign Language Class will begin on April 20 and continue every Thursday until June 1.  Classes begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. in various rooms in the Gallaudet-Clerc Education Center.  Child Care will be provided for ASD students and children younger than 4.  There are two adult classes, a children's class and a teen's class.  Please click on the blue link for more information.



Family Education Services

All Family Education Services (FES) events for 2016-2017 school year can be found on the FES Yearly Blue Sheet.  Click on the blue link to open it up. To register for any of our events or classes, please contact Betsy Denorfia, Senior Administrative Assistant, Admissions/FES at 860.570.2209 (Voice),  860.899.1604 (Videophone), or Cindy Paluch, Director, Admissions/FES/Student Management at 860.570.2335 (Voice), 860.899.1603 (Videophone),  Please note that all events are subject to date/time change.  Watch for the current flyers for those events!

We look forward to seeing you at our FES events.

We now have our ASD Family Lending Library Catalog online. You can download a copy of it by CLICKING ON THIS LINK. You will need Acrobat Reader to view catalog, if you need it click here.

History of ASD

The first school for the deaf in the United States, ASD has a rich history.

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Support the School

There are many ways to support the school and Every Gift Counts.

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Tiger Sports

Program featuring competitive teams in seven sports and membership in the Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association.

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Sign Language Classes

ASD offers community sign classes three times a year for adults, youth, and babies.

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Upcoming Events
    • WedApr26 Boys & Girls Track 2:00 PMNew York School for the Deaf
    • ThuApr27 Connecticut Historical Society Exhibit CT Historical Society
    • ThuApr27 Connecticut Historical Society Exhibit CT Historical Society
    • FriApr28 Iron Deaf Chef ASD Campus
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