Deaf and hard of hearing students have a voice at EWHS
Last updated 12/6/2012 at Noon
Being deaf or hard of hearing in a hearing world can sometimes seem a bit isolating. That feeling isn’t likely to happen at Edmonds-Woodway High School, however.
EWHS hosts the high school level of Edmonds School District’s program for deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students, pulling kids from 18 different districts in the area.
The school offers seven daily classes of American Sign Language, teaching some 200 hearing kids each year to sign along with their DHH fellow students.
“All of those kids are out in our community; they’re able to sign with our deaf and hard of hearing stu...