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Posted on June 21, 2023

Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Announces Strategic Growth Plans to Better Serve the Community

Cleveland, Ohio – June 21, 2023 - Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center (CHSC) is thrilled to announce a significant expansion of its outreach initiatives and plans to establish new locations and partnerships to better serve the greater Cleveland community. This decision follows a 12-month, data-driven study of the critical gaps in services for underserved groups.

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Posted on February 11, 2022

Friends of Society for the Deaf Seeking RFP

Friends of Society for the Deaf (FSFD) is accepting applications for funding proposals from not for profit organizations that serve and/or support deaf and hard of hearing youth and/or adults.

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Posted on November 11, 2021

Ohio Clinician Mental Health Training for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Deaf Services Center, Inc., and Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center present this training which equips Ohio clinicians with knowledge and insight into the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community, a cultural and linguistic minority with very limited access to mental health care. This training was made possible by a grant from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

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Posted on July 06, 2021

HB252 Signed into Law

On Thursday, July 1, 2021, the bill, sponsored by Reps. Andrea White (R-Kettering) and Phil Plummer (R-Dayton), entered Ohio into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (ASLP-IC). HB 252 received unanimous support in committee and was passed with a vote of 96-0 in the House.

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Posted on May 03, 2021

Ohio AG Yost Issues Warning of Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

(COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 2021) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is alerting consumers to beware of some misleading tactics by over-the-counter hearing aid companies that make false claims of performance and that they have the government’s approval.

“There are a lot of options for Ohioans that need hearing assistance, but quite honestly some of these products are not much better than putting your hand up behind your ear,” Yost said. “Be careful and do your research so you don’t add a money loss to a hearing loss."

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Posted on April 06, 2021

Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center Partners with Neighborhood Family Practice to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Deaf & Hard of Hearing Individuals on April 9, 2021

NFP’s latest partnership for vaccine administration is with the Community Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH) at Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center (CHSC). The organizations worked together to produce a video (link below) about COVID-19 vaccines specifically for individuals with communication challenges. The video features Melanie Golembiewski, MD, MPH, NFP’s associate medical director answering vaccine questions (in English & Spanish) with the support of a sign language interpreter.

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Posted on February 01, 2021

CHSC Receives Bequest

CHSC extends heartfelt thanks to Ms. Emma Marie "Emrie" Thoresen, a long-time donor who supported the many programs and services we offer. Emrie passed away in 2019, but her generosity was extended with a wonderful gift from her estate. Her gift means Emrie will be inducted into our Heritage Society.

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Posted on October 12, 2020

CHSC Values Diversity & Inclusion

At Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center, diversity matters and we welcome the broad array of diversity in the Northeast Ohio community to which we belong.

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Posted on September 30, 2020

Donation Drop-Off Event - HUGE Success for Deaf Clients in Need!

On Saturday, September 26, 2020, CHSC hosted a Drive & Drop event to Pack the Pantry for our deaf clients in need. We were overwhelmed with the generosity of response! Friends, neighbors, clients, staff, Board members, and many others took the time and resources to contribute food and personal care items to "Sue's Pantry" in our Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

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Posted on August 20, 2020

DRIVE & DROP DONATIONS FOR DEAF CENTER

Our Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has recently seen a surge in clients who are homeless and/or in need of food assistance. In order to ease their daily burdens, we are asking you to help us PACK THE PANTRY.

  "Sue's Pantry" was established in honor of Susan Bungard, previous Director of the Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Susan saw that the needs of our deaf clients often extended beyond the programs and social services we provide. Many times, clients were in need of basic items - such as food and personal care.

If you would like to help us PACK THE PANTRY - please bring your donations to any of the CHSC locations on:

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

FOR YOUR SAFETY - DRIVE AND DROP YOUR DONATIONS

Vehicles may pull up to the building and we will take the donations from your trunk - no touching!

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