Marketing and Communications
Q. When was CHSC Founded?
A. Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center was founded in 1921 by Helen Newell Garfield. Mrs. Garfield, the daughter-in-law of the late President, began to lose her hearing in her mid 30s. To help adults like herself, she started a lipreading school that eventually became Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center.
Q. Are you affiliated with Case Western Reserve University?
A. Yes. In 1946 we merged with the speech clinic at Western Reserve University (now CWRU) to form Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center.
Q. Do you have an online press kit?
A. Yes. A complete online media kit is available for download in the newsroom section of the website.