Deafness

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Taxonomy Code: YF-3200.1700

Partial or complete hearing loss, generally in the severe to profound range, that is present at birth or occurs later in life. Functionally, individuals who are termed "deaf" are unable to hear well enough to rely on their hearing and use it as a means of processing information.

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AUDIOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS AND CONSULTATION SERVICESProvides a full complement of audiological evaluation and consultation services that is available to support the education of students with hearing loss, either in-district or in an Eastern Suffolk BOCES setting. In addition to full audiological evaluations, follow-up, parent and staff training, Eastern Suffolk BOCES offers a full spectrum of services to support the use of Frequency Modulation (FM) auditory trainers, including needs assessment evaluations, selection and ordering, equipment adjustments, summer maintenance, ear molds, training workshops, and review of district equipment. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkAUDIOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS AND CONSULTATION SERVICESEASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
AUDIOLOGY/OTOLOGY SERVICESOffers testing, assessment, evaluation, recommendations and medical referrals. Dispenses hearing aids. Provides audiological management counseling, hearing aid orientation. Maintains tinnitus center. Serves adults, children and infants.AUDIOLOGY/OTOLOGY SERVICESCENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
CENTER FOR HEARING HEALTHProvides audiological services to children birth to adults in communities across Long Island. Services are offered on a fee-for-service basis. Financial grants and sliding scale are available.NassauMILL NECK AUDIOLOGYMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
COMMUNICATION THERAPIESOffers communication evaluation, cochlear implant training/consultation, language development therapy, auditory perception training, articulation remediation. Conducts parent/infant program, early intervention program. Offers educational advocacy, planning and support.COMMUNICATION THERAPIESCENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
DOGS FOR THE DEAF, INC.Provides professionally trained hearings dogs for people who are deaf/hard of hearing. Dogs are placed nationwide and in Canada and are free of charge.DOGS FOR THE DEAF, INC.DOGS FOR THE DEAF, INC.
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICESProvides assistance with Special Needs Trust. Call for further information.NassauFAMILY SUPPORT SERVICESMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTERProvides full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for all types of hearing and speech disorders. Serves all ages, infants through geriatric patients, and offers both in-patient and out-patient care. Features hearing-aid dispensary, Tinnitus Retraining Therapy program, voice laboratory, and newborn hearing screening program. Approved by early intervention and physically handicapped children's program for diagnosis/treatment of speech and hearing disorders. Offers various support groups for parents, cochlear implant patients, laryngectomy patients, and the hearing impaired. Call for current schedules.NassauHEARING AND SPEECH CENTERLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
HEARING AND SPEECH CENTEREvaluates and serves adults and children with hearing, speech, language or swallowing impairments. Offers a full range of audiological and speech pathology and testing which include brain stem evoked response, central auditory test batteries, electomystagmography(for vertigo), hearing aid evaluations and hearing aid analysis, and site of lesion testing. State approved diagnostic and treatment center. Participates in the New York State Health Department's physically handicapped Children's Program. Also serves as a training center for gradual speech pathology and audiology students from affiliated universities.SuffolkHEARING AND SPEECH CENTERST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
HEAR NOWAssists U.S. residents who meet national poverty guidelines to qualify for hearing aids. Application available online or call HEAR NOW. Agency also accepts donations of used hearing aids which are sold for salvage to raise funds to support the hearing and assistance program.HEAR NOWTHE STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION
INFANT-ELEMENTARY SCHOOLProvides education for deaf and multiply disabled children who are deaf through age 14, and education of parents in American Sign Language. Evaluates students on request of school district and is a resource center on deafness.SuffolkINFANT-ELEMENTARY SCHOOLCLEARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
INFORMATION AND REFERRAL PROGRAMSProvides support, encouragement and information about deafness to families with deaf and hard of hearing children. Also provides referral services, resource lists and publication.INFORMATION AND REFERRAL PROGRAMSAMERICAN SOCIETY FOR DEAF CHILDREN
INTERPRETER AND OTHER COMMUNICATION SERVICE REFERRALSSILO provides information about communication methods and strategies for persons with disabilities. Call SILO to get referrals for large print, audio, sign language, or Braille interpretation.SuffolkINTERPRETER AND OTHER COMMUNICATION SERVICE REFERRALSSUFFOLK INDEPENDENT LIVING ORGANIZATION (SILO)
ITINERANT SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIREDMainstreamed hearing impaired students are eligible for this complete language oriented, academic support program in their home schools. Based upon individual need, certified teachers of the deaf provide intensive language development, auditory training, speech correction, lip reading and academic tutoring program as well as sign language, manual alphabet and lip reading. This service is coordinated with the curriculum thus, requiring close cooperation with the teacher in the home school. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkITINERANT SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIREDWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLOffers fully accredited high school program for Deaf adolescents a work/study experience program which is community based a mainstream program with neighboring public schools and an alternative high school program.NassauJUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
MILL NECK FOUNDATION FOR DEAF MINISTRYGathers funds for a variety of ministries with the Deaf throughout the United States and the world, including Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf and Mill Neck Services for Deaf Adults. For grant guidelines and applications, please call or visit the website.NassauMILL NECK FOUNDATION FOR DEAF MINISTRYMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
MILL NECK INTERPRETER SERVICESProvides sign language interpreters for a wide variety of services including: doctor appointments, church, meetings, trainings, etc. Interpreters are to be provided free of charge to the person with the disability. Services can be arranged throughout LI/NY Metro Region, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Services can be arranged throughout LI/NY Metro Region, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Cost is to be paid by organization (hospital, school, etc.) Requests should be made two weeks prior to the event there is a 24-hour cancellation policy to avoid charge. Pre-certified and certified interpreters are available, call for further information.NassauMILL NECK INTERPRETER SERVICESMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
MILL NECK SERVICES FOR DEAF ADULTSProvides vocational evaluations for individuals who are hearing impaired and have developmental disabilities. Adult vocational evaluations referred by VESID. Provides case management for all ages. Provides job placement, a communications skills program, an interpreter referral program, a disabilities (HCBS) waiver program, and residential habilitation services.NassauMILL NECK SERVICES FOR DEAF ADULTSMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
NORTHEAST REGIONAL CENTERProvides service dogs to be matched with adults, children ages 18+ or veterans with a disabilities other than blindness; skilled companion dogs for individuals 5 years+ with developmental or physical disabilities other than blindness; and facility dogs for professional therapists/health care workers to use in animal-assisted therapy programs within hospitals, nursing homes, rehab centers or other such institutions. Serves Nassau, Suffolk, Long Island, Northeast Region from Main to Virginia and as far west as Ohio.SuffolkNORTHEAST REGIONAL CENTERCANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE
PRE-SCHOOL/ELEMENTARY SCHOOLProvides an early intervention program for children birth-2.ll years. Program is center and home based for children with confirmed or suspected hearing loss and their parents. Offers a fully accredited elementary program recognized by New York State for deaf students. Also offers full after-school extended program including sports and computers. Program includes a mainstream program and alternative multi-handicapped program.NassauPRE-SCHOOL/ELEMENTARY SCHOOLMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
PSYCHOLOGICAL/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESProvides psychological evaluation, counseling, workshops, parent education, support groups. Offers psychiatric evaluations and treatment, individual, family and group psychotherapy.PSYCHOLOGICAL/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESCENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
RESIDENTIAL HABILITATIONProvides residential habilitation services for deaf/hard-of-hearing individuals. Call for further information.NassauRESIDENTIAL HABILITATIONMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
RESIDENTIAL SERVICESCatholic Charities operates group homes for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities that encourage each resident to grow in their functioning and to participate in their communities. As able, residents participate in day programs and workshops, engage in social and recreational activities in the community, have household chores, and run errands. Some even maintain competitive employment. Residential services are provided in 13 residences serving 107 people in communities throughout Long Island including: Amityville (two residences, one for developmentally disabled adults with Alzheimer's disease/dementia) Aquebogue, Babylon Village, Copiague, Elmont, Hampton Bays, Huntington Station, Manhasset (for Developmentally disabled deaf adults) Southhold, Valley Stream, West Babylon (two residences)SuffolkRESIDENTIAL SERVICESCATHOLIC CHARITIES
SECONDARY PROGRAMProvides education to students who are deaf and multiply handicapped deaf in a mainstream and individual class setting.SuffolkSECONDARY PROGRAMCLEARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
SERVICES FOR THE DEAFPromotes the use of spoken language by children and adults with hearing loss. Members include parents of children with hearing loss, adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, educators, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, physicians, and other professionals in fields related to hearing loss and deafness. Services include advocacy, information and referral, biennial convention, financial aid and scholarships, leadership programs for teens and college students, mentoring programs for adolescents, and publication of information on deafness and spoken language. Other programs include: Bell's Kids a mentoring program for children ages 8-12 and adults with hearing loss Educational Advocacy Initiative an initiative whose aim is to ensure that families have a choice when selecting an educational program for their child who is deaf or heard of hearing Online Chats which hosts online chats on a variety of issues pertaining to hearing loss Public School Caucus Assistance Project which assists school districts in establishing auditory/oral programs and/or strengthening existing auditory/oral programs Leadership Enrichment Adventure Program (LEAP) a preeminent program for college students with hearing loss Leadership Opportunities For Teens (LOFT) a preeminent program for high school students with hearing loss and Cyber Mentoring where members are invited to participate in this unique opportunity to directly enhance the training of teachers in the field of education for the deaf and hard of hearing.SERVICES FOR THE DEAFALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL ASSOCIATION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
ST. DAVID'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCHProvides spiritual guidance, religious services and support for their congregation. Also provides various cultural and educational programs. Offers ministry to the hearing impaired with a 9am Sunday Service in American Sign Language. Call for additional information.NassauST. DAVID'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCHST. DAVID'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH
SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENTProvides employment services for Deaf adults with multiple disabilities and people with mental retardation. Call for further information.NassauSUPPORTED EMPLOYMENTMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS
TECHNICAL SERVICESOffers earmold fittings, hearing aid repairs, and assistive device consultations.TECHNICAL SERVICESCENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
VOCATIONAL EVALUATIONSProvides vocational assessments for Deaf, hard of hearing, or other functional disabilities. Call for further information.NassauVOCATIONAL EVALUATIONSMILL NECK FAMILY OF ORGANIZATIONS

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