Gallaudet University Regional Center South
The Gallaudet University Regional Center (GURC) South brings the resources of Gallaudet University, the world’s only liberal arts university for people who are deaf and hard of hearing, to your region through its partnership with host site, Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind North Campus in Decatur, AL.
GURC South provides K12 support programs, critical services, trainings, and outreach throughout the Southern region of the U.S., including: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
About the Gallaudet University Regional Centers
The Gallaudet University Regional Centers were established in 1977. Through partnerships with host institutions, the Gallaudet University Regional Centers share Gallaudet's undergraduate and graduate programs and the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center's resources and expertise through training programs, workshops and conferences, youth programs, technical assistance, and consultation. For more information please visit the GURC page on the Gallaudet website.
About Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
Founded in 1858, Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind is America’s most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are blind, deaf, deafblind or multidisabled. Through five campuses in Talladega and a statewide network of Regional Centers, AIDB provides services to over 30,000 people per year. For more information please visit the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind website.
About Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind individuals through American Sign Language and English. The university enrolls over 1,300 students in more than 40 undergraduate majors, as well as many graduate programs at the master’s and doctoral level.