About Us

 

Since its founding in 1953, Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center has helped more than 100,000 men, women and children in the Western New York community.

·         Is a 501(C)3 not-for-profit organization.

·         Operates state-of-the-art facilities, provides innovative programs, and is on the cutting edge of advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders, literacy, autism, and learning difficulties.

·         Is approved by the NYS Department of Health and the State Education Department. The Center serves individuals of all ages and cultural backgrounds through its clinical and educational programs.

·         Is one of the largest freestanding hearing, speech, and learning centers offering this comprehensive scope of services in the United States.

·         Has locations in Buffalo, Amherst, West Seneca, Wheatfield, Derby and Fredonia that serve Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Genesee counties.

·         Over the past 15 years, has experienced significant growth and development in all of its programs. Growing from a staff of 17 in 1986, the Center currently employs over 350 professional and support staff. Revenues have also increased from $625,000 in 1986 to over $12,500,000.

        Employs a multidisciplinary team of Licensed and Certified professionals, including: speech-language pathologists, audiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, music therapists, social workers, school psychologists, and special education teachers.

·         The Oral Deaf Education Program is one of only 8 Certified Moog Centers (teaching deaf children to use oral language) in the nation.

·         Developed a Language to Literacy Program offering intervention to help children and young adults who cannot read to "re-claim" their literacy right. The BHSC Language to Literacy Curriculum is in operation nationwide with programs in Seattle and New Orleans.

·         Is an advocate and leader in Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention.

·         Annually serves more than 8,500 patients of all ages through its programs in audiology, speech-language pathology, early childhood special education, oral deaf education, literacy and autism.

·         Has a Cochlear Implant Team that works to bring the joy of hearing to deaf children and adults.

·         Offers a Comprehensive Continuing Education Program for speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and special education professionals throughout the WNY community. Employment Opportunities and Information

·         Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center is consistently voted by employees as one of the Best Places to Work in WNY.

·         We are pleased to accept resume submissions on an on-going basis for any of our career opportunities. We have full, part-time and fee-for-service positions available in classroom, clinic and community settings throughout Buffalo, Fredonia and the surrounding areas.

·         In addition, we also accept resume submissions from fee-for-service providers to do evaluations, early intervention and related services with children ages birth through 5 throughout Western New York.

 

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