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Now Hiring for Job Positions throughout Central Ohio
The ESC is now hiring for educator positions including intervention specialists, teaching assistants and more in schools throughout the Central Ohio region - some of which now include a $1500 hiring incentive. For more information regarding incentive eligibility, please see here.

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

The Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program is designed to meet the unique needs of students identified with hearing losses ranging from moderate to profound. The program addresses various communication modalities including aural/oral, PSE (Pidgin Signed English), and ASL (American Sign Language) for elementary to high school-aged students.

The ESC works collaboratively with district educators so that students with hearing impairments can participate in general education classes with specialized instruction and support provided by licensed teachers of the deaf who address each child’s unique learning needs. This support includes the implementation of Individualized Education Program goals, curricular modifications, accommodations, and small group instruction as appropriate.

Services include an educational audiologist to maximize residual hearing and make classroom amplification recommendations on an individual basis. Speech and language pathology services are provided to develop and maximize speech and language with the use of residual hearing while supported by a full academic team. The team of highly qualified/licensed professionals also may include educational interpreters as well as a mental health specialist, and occupational and/or physical therapy services as needed.

Sit in on a visual phonics lesson

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For more information, please contact [email protected].