Hearing Loss Education Class for Parents and Families

Released: 3/7/2014
A free educational class will be held for parents and families with children with hearing loss on Thursday, April 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Early Childhood Direction Center of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, at 3131 Sheridan Drive (People Inc. Building) in Amherst.
 
The evening will focus on answering parent’s hearing loss questions. Representatives from the following organizations will be available to answer these questions:
  • Erie County Early Intervention Program
  • Area Pediatric Audiologists
  • Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center’s Oral Education Program
  • St. Mary’s School for the Deaf’s Early Intervention Program
  • Early Childhood Direction Center
  • The Parent Network of WNY
  • Other Families of children with hearing loss
 
Included with the discussion will be a light dinner. In order to register for this event, please call 716-880-3875 or email ecdc@kaleidahealth.org by April 3. Limited space is available for this event
 
The Early Childhood Direction Center is a facility of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, created to help professionals and parents of children with special needs. They provide free information, referral, technical assistance and support to families, professionals and community agencies concerned with children birth to age five with suspected or diagnosed delays or disabilities. To learn more about the Early Childhood Direction Center, please go to www.wchob.org/ecdc.
 
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, a Kaleida Health facility and teaching hospital for the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is the regional center for comprehensive and state-of-the-art pediatric, neonatal, perinatal and obstetrical services in Western New York and beyond.  For more information, please go online at www.wchob.org.