The Learning Center for the Deaf

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Contact Information


Contact: Sarah Glenn-Smith, PhD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer
Email Address: advancement@tlcdeaf.org
Phone: 508-879-5110

848 Central Street Framingham, MA 01701
Area Served: Central

Map Location The Learning Center for the Deaf

Narrative

TLC is an internationally-recognized, multi-service agency and is the largest provider of services benefiting eaf and hard of hearing children and adults--and families--in New England. Our organization includes:

 

Marie Philip School - Educating nearly 200 deaf and hard of hearing students Pre-K to 12+ in a bilingual-bicultural language-rich setting;

Walden School - Providing trauma-informed therapeutic residential care and education for deaf and hard of hearing children and youth ages 8-22;  

BADAVAS PARENT INFANT PROGRAM - Supporting at-home early learning for children birth to age 3, toddlers and their families;

WALDEN COMMUNITY Services - Providing accessible Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative, community-based and family support and stabilization services for families with a deaf family member;

Audiology Clinic - Providing comprehensive audiologic, hearing aid and cochlear implant services to the MetroWest community and beyond;

interpreting services - Providing nationally certified/state approved ASL and Deaf interpreters for businesses, medical centers, colleges and universities;

PUBLIC SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS - Addressing the specific needs of Massachusetts students with hearing aids and cochlear implants in mainstream educational settings;

Deaf CULTURAL Center - Preserving the rich, vibrant history of the Deaf Community and celebrating all unique and dynamic cultures;

ASL classes - Providing customized ASL instruction for community members;

Center for Research and Training - Supporting bilingual/bicultural Deaf Education through training, research and practice.

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Service Types

  • After School Programs
  • Early Intervention
  • Family Support
  • Mental Health
  • Schools - Day
  • Schools - Residential
  • Speech Therapy

Program Type

  • Communication
  • Community Supports Program
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Transition

Populations Served

  • Deaf
  • DeafBlind
  • Hard of Hearing

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Services at Home
  • Services at School
  • Services at Work
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Conference of Educational Administrations of Schools for the Deaf (CEASD), and Council on Accreditation (COA)
  • Fees: Free Service, MassHealth, Private Insurance
  • Licensed By: DESE, EEC