Cleveland Hearing & Speech
The Community Center for the Deaf Hard of Hearing (CCDHH) is the only full-service community center for the deaf in Northeast Ohio.
Founded in 1921, Cleveland Hearing Speech Center (CHSC) serves, advocates for, and empowers individuals with diverse communication abilities and increases public awareness and sensitivity about hearing loss, deafness, speech-language and related literacy issues. New services in 2021 include: American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreting and Spoken Language Interpreting in more than 150 languages.
With 4 locations, CHSC is the premier source of services, information, training, research, and advocacy aimed at creating a world where persons with diverse communication abilities can succeed. Our vision is a community where everyone communicates effectively.
The University Circle location of CHSC includes the Community Center for the Deaf Hard of Hearing (CCDHH) which provides a broad range of services, programs, and resources for persons who are Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing living in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, and Sandusky county.