Deafness and Hearing Loss Services
The Early Learning Sensory Support Program for Children With Hearing Impairments
To make a referral contact Mandy Hice, Social Worker II / Intake Coordinator: (828) 448-9353
Phone: (828) 781-4979
Address: 950 35th Avenue Court Northeast
Hickory, NC 28601
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Description of Services: A service provider for children who are enrolled in the Infant-Toddler Program/Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA). Services are provided to families with emphasis on language and communication skill development. Itinerant teachers licensed in the area of hearing impairment provide routine based family-centered intervention in a child’s most natural environment with a primary caregiver. Teachers work with the CDSA to ensure that children receive appropriate Early Intervention Services.
Ages Served: Birth to age 3
Fees/ Payment Type Accepted: No charge for services.
Beginnings for Parents of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Inc.
Phone: (919) 715-4092 or 1-800-541-4327
Fax: (919) 715-4093
Address: 156 Wind Chime Ct., Suite A
Raleigh, NC 27615
Description of Services: Beginnings was established to provide emotional support and access to information as a central resource for families with deaf or hard of hearing children, birth to age 21. Beginnings actively assists hearing parents of deaf or hard of hearing children and deaf parents parents with hearing children during the early decision making stages and throughout the educational career of the student.
Ages Served: Birth to age 21
Service Area: State