Between 1955-1979, the state of New Hampshire had a school
for the deaf – the Crotched Mountain School for the Deaf.
At one point, the enrollment reached 200 students.
Then it closed up, rather suddenly. It was probably
the doing of the state that chose to interpret
PL 94-142 as the reason to shift all deaf students
to mainstreamed programs. Finding itself without
deaf students, the school closed up.
Crotched Mountain continues with different programs
for disabled students, but for the deaf, no residential