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The Arkansas School for the Deaf was founded in 1850. Since that time, ASD has evolved to become a leading resource in the field of Deaf Education, providing world-class academics and career readiness for all of Arkansas' Deaf and Hard of Hearing students and their families. We hope you enjoy your visit.

ASD Anti-Bullying

ASD is committed to providing a safe environment for all. To that end, we have added a link where students, parents and community members can report any incidents of concern safely and confidentially. Please go to “Contact Us” on the ASD homepage and then “Report Bullying.” You will then be linked to our Anti-Bullying page, where you will be directed to complete a reporting form. We have also linked several websites as parent resources. We hope you find this page helpful! Please do not hesitate to call the administration or the counseling department with any questions.
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ASD's 2019 Word of the Year

ASD's 2019 Word of the Year is INSPIRE! Who do you INSPIRE? Who INSPIRES you? How do we INSPIRE our students? Our Superintendent encourages our staff and teachers to keep this word in mind as our staff work throughout the day. Dr. Dickinson would love to see an ASD culture where we focus on INSPIRING each other and our students every day.
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Student Highlights


Shannon is a senior at ASD. In this video, she shares about her exciting experience here!


Levi was born in China and moved to Arkansas in 2016. He is in 7th grade at ASD.


Meet Danielle, a 2nd grader at the Arkansas School for the Deaf.


Irtesam was born in Pakistan and moved to Arkansas in 2016. He is currently a junior at ASD.


Mia is in 7th grade at the Arkansas School for the Deaf. Learn about her experience at ASD.

Mai Lee

Mai Lee is one of our post-secondary students in the Arkansas Deaf Career Center.
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