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    Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Services in Seattle Public Schools

    There is a continuum of educational options in Seattle Public Schools for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Parents/guardians take part in determining what services are appropriate for their child or children through the Individual Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan process.

    Preschool Services

    Preschool Services are provided through a variety of agency contracts based on the student needs as identified in the student’s IEP or 504 Plan.

    Kindergarten through 12th grade

    Neighborhood Schools

    Students may receive services in their neighborhood or assignment school.

    Deaf/Hard of Hearing Programs

    Kindergarten through 8th grade program is provided at TOPS K–8 School, while the 9th through 12th grade program is provided at Roosevelt High School.

    Each of these sites have native signers and deaf adults. Modes of communication include American Sign Language Bilingual and Auditory Oral

    The Washington State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CDHL) has provided a review of the deaf education program: Seattle Public Schools Deaf Education Program Review: Observation and Report.