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Agency name:

Center for Early Intervention on Deafness

Program name:

Home-Based Education and Support Program

Program Last Updated: 08/02/2017

Program Description: A credentialed teacher of the deaf trained in early childhood development, or a speech and language therapist, works with each family in a play-based, natural environment. Parents and family members learn about a variety of issues including: proper use of hearing aids and cochlear implants; effective strategies for developing vocalizations, speech and sign language; impact of temperament and learning styles; and techniques for engaging their child in age-appropriate play and meaningful communication.

Program Website: http://www.ceid.org

Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Kimberly Tarasenko
    Title: Teacher of the Deaf
    Phone: 510-848-4800
    Extension: 315
  • Name: Helisa Katz
    Title: Teacher of the Deaf
    Phone: 510-848-4800
    Extension: 321

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months

Requirements:

  • School district boundary
  • Special Needs diagnosis

Services:

  • Speech and language therapy
  • Special education
  • Social skills groups
  • Playgroups
  • Parenting education

Location Type:

  • Home-based

Participants:

  • Both children and parents/caregivers

Languages:

  • American Sign Language
  • English

Other Languages: Signing Exact English

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male

Type of cost:

  • Set Program Fee

Cost payment:

  • May be paid by Regional Center

Disabilities Served:

  • Developmental
  • Hearing
  • Mental/Emotional
  • Visual