Italy. The Turin Institute for the Deaf

x-defaultThe Turin Institute for the Deaf in Pianezza is an organization of ancient origins, founded in 1814, born to take care of the education of deaf children and to train their teachers.

The Institute is a non-profit Foundation.


· Special need teachers and educators in mainstream schools (from kindergarden to university) with deaf students in collaboration with the local social services and school authorities;
· Training program for multi-impaired deaf and deafblind people;
· Vocational training and vocational guidance for young deaf (cooking and gardening);
· Training for teachers, speech therapists and educators;
· Specialized library and documentation centre for teachers and parents;
· Special projects for the inclusion of deaf people in the society in the view of universal accessibility;
· Strict cooperation with the Universities in the fields of researches, language rehabilitation and social services;
· Home housing for deaf adults;
· European projects;
· Speech teraphy;
· Sign Language classes;
· Italian for Deaf migrants.

The Turin Institute for the Deaf: Viale San Pancrazio n.65 PIANEZZA (TO)
Tel: 0039 011 9676317
Fax: 0039 011 9677048

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