Harman Patil

School for Deaf and Mute (Dushanbe)

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The School for Deaf and Mute ((Tajik) Мактаби кару гунгхо, transliterated /maktab-i kar-u gungho/) is a special art and social sciences school in Dushanbe for students with limited hearing and speaking ability. It was founded during the Soviet era on 17 January 1975. Present address: 44a Ne'emat Karaboyev Street, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in the northern part of the city.

The school has 13 classrooms, a library, the director's office, offices for the director's assistants, and a computer lab. There are 15 teachers and a student body of 135. The school's currect director is Rafik S. H. Odinev. Lessons are four days per week for grades 1 through 9 and 2 days per week for grades 10-12.

On the educational staff, there are a speech therapist, a sign-language interpreter and a methodologist. Since the year 2004, there have been computer classes sponsored by the US State Department and implemented by Relief International Schools Online, with 9 computers, a printer and Internet access. Ms. K. D. Giyoyeva works as the teacher in the Internet Center.


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