The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD), a non-profit, tuition-free school, provides academic and extracurricular programs to deaf and hard of hearing children from birth through twelfth grade. Founded in 1869, WPSD continues its tradition of excellence through services to children across Pennsylvania.
Why is WPSD Right For Your Child??
WPSD’s barrier-free, all-inclusive communication environment meets the needs of the individual student. American Sign Language, Sign Supported English and Spoken English are all incorporated to promote the academic, social, emotional and physical development of our students. Why is WPSD the right School for your deaf or hard of hearing child? Discover all that the School has to offer students – download a copy of Why WPSD?, tour the School by viewing the video in this section, browse our newly redesigned website or call 412.371.7000 to schedule a visit.
A Video Tour of WPSD
Calendar of Events
In The News
Enjoy this special holiday message from WPSD! Happy Holidays!!!!
We hope you enjoy our 2018 holiday commercial!
Winter Break Begins On Monday, December 24th! Happy Holidays!
(click to read more)
WPSD’s 2018 Basketball Invitational continues all Saturday (12/8/18)! Boys and girls varsity basketball teams from the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Ohio School for the Deaf, Kentucky School for the Deaf, and WPSD compete throughout the day.
(click to reach WPSD's livestream channel to watch each game)