The American Annals of the Deaf is published jointly by the Conference of Educational Administrators Serving the Deaf (CEASD
) and the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf (CAID) and naturally is concerned with the professional aspects of education of deaf students.
The Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD
) recognized Oregon's short-sighted and shameful decision to take placement options and program funding away from the state's population of blind children as a threat to schools for the deaf as well.
A deaf person, according to the Conference of Educational Administrators Serving the Deaf (CEASD
), is "one whose hearing is disabled to an extent (usually 70 dB ISO or greater) that precludes the understanding of speech through the ear alone, with or without the use of a hearing aid" (Moores, 1987, p.