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Program for Deaf Adults (PDA)
Founded in 1975, the Program for Deaf Adults is the largest, most comprehensive post-secondary program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students in the New York City area. Students pursuing an Associate’s Degree are supported by academic, personal and job development counseling, registration assistance, classroom interpreters, tutors, note takers, testing accommodation, and special sections of Basic Skills Math, Reading and Writing taught in ASL. Courses offered under Continuing Education, taught in ASL, include G.E.D., Adult Basic Education, Driver (Learner’s Permit) Education, Professional Development, Intensive Study in American Sign Language (ASL) and more. PDA also offers the ASL-English Interpretation Program (AEIP) which offers U.S. Department of Education funded scholarships to accepted students (Bachelors degree and Professional Certificate).