Boston Children's Hospital at Waltham

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
9 Hope Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453 (Show in Google Maps)
781-216-2215 (voice)
781-216-2252 (fax)
781-209-5301 (videophone)

CONTACT

  • Terrell Clark, PhD <Terrell.Clark@childrens.harvard.edu>
    Director
  • Laurie Rothwell <laurie.rothwell@childrens.harvard.edu>
    Intake and Scheduling Coordinator
  • URL: http://www.childrenshospital.org/dhhp

HOURS

Weekdays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Program type: ambulatory care program in a major pediatric teaching hospital

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE
Not-for-profit Corporation

AGENCY ACCREDITATION
JCAHO

DEAF PROGRAM
Year established: 1984

SERVICES ROUTINELY AVAILABLE TO DEAF PEOPLE

  • Outpatient services

FEES

Service fee for deaf clients? Yes
Fee covered by third party? Yes
Adjustable fee (sliding scale)? No

SERVICE PROVIDERS
Staff total: 10 # fluent signers: 7
Service Providers Deafnicity: deaf, hearing,
Interpreting services provided? Yes
Interpreting services in ASL and spoken languages are available upon request

ACCESSIBILITY
Assistive technologies available: TTY/TDD, amplified phone, flashing signal for doorbell/phone, visual signal device for emergencies (fire alarm),

Facilities accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Facilities accessible by public transit? Yes

COMMENTS
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program of the Boston Children's Hospital at the Waltham location provides comprehensive initial evaluation and "follow along" re-assessment with limited ongoing therapy. Consultative services to deaf and hard of hearing children, their physicians, families, schools, and other agencies from throughout the New England region are also provided.

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