Edward Deaf History

Events

American School for the Deaf was established (1817)

1817

The New York Institution for the instruction of the Deaf and Dumb was founded (1818)

1818

Ohio School for the Deaf (1819)

1819

PSD was founded (1820)

1820

KSD opens (1823)

1823

VSDB opens (1839)

1839

The National Deaf Mute College was founded (1864)

1864

Lexington School for the Deaf was opened in NYC (1867)

1867

Western Pennsylavnia School for the Deaf was founded (1869)

1869

Alexander Graham Bell invents telephone (1876)

1876

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) was founded (1880)

1880

Electrical Hearing Aid was invented (1892)

1892

The National Deaf Mute College is renamed as Gallaudet College (1894)

1894

Pennsylvania State Oral School for the Deaf was founded (1913-1976)

1913 - 1976

Scranton State School for the Deaf was founded (1976)

1976

PSOSD was renamed to Scranton State School for the Deaf (1976)

1976

ASD was founded