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Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Program Description

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) programming supports students with moderate to profound hearing loss.


  • Gain communication, language, skills and strategies necessary to complete high school and access post-secondary education or employment

Guiding principles 

  • Programming based on student’s assessed abilities and needs, and continually monitored and adjusted
  • Participation in Alberta Education’s program of study to the fullest extent possible
  • Meaningful parent and family involvement
  • Access to specialists and resources to support educational programming

For more information about Deaf and Hard of Hearing programming, see Alberta Education's Essential Components of Educational Programming for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing or contact Alberta School for the Deaf.


Students must be deaf or hard of hearing, and meet eligibility requirements, including a clinical diagnosis identifying the presence of a hearing loss. For more information, contact Alberta School for the Deaf.

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Deaf and Hard of Hearing programming will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.  


Most schools offering specialized programming have some yellow busing options available. For more information about busing, contact  or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585. 


Elementary 2024–25

Junior High 2024–25

Senior High 2024–25