Omaha Hearing School For Children
- The Omaha Hearing School for Children began in 1952 in a small apartment over a garage.
- It was started by four Omaha Ear, Nose and Throat doctors and their wives, Dr. & Mrs. Allan Davis, Dr. & Mrs. W.A. Cassidy, Dr. & Mrs. Frank Klabenes, and Dr. & Mrs. Robert Lovgren.
- These eight pioneers are responsible for developing an educational alternative in this area that would assist deaf and hard of hearing children in learning oral communication skills.
- The children at the Omaha Hearing School have hearing losses that affect their ability to communicate the way most people do.
- These hearing losses would have lifelong impact if no help were available to these young children and their families.
- But deaf and hard of hearing children can work to overcome the language and auditory difficulties caused by hearing loss or deafness.
- They can share in the mainstream if given the chance and with the proper help.
- Our mission is to serve children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, their families and the community by providing auditory oral education.
- Auditory oral education teaches children to listen and talk, so as they grow, choices will be available to them in our talking and hearing world.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-4|
|Total Students||18 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 15%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||3 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Omaha Grades: NS | 129 students
1110 N 66th Street
Omaha, NE 68132
(402)390-0556 0 NS
- Omaha Grades: 1-8 | 29 students
840 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE 68114
(402)397-4642 0.5 1-8
- Omaha Grades: 9-12 | 1021 students
7400 Western Ave
Omaha, NE 68114
(402)393-1190 0.6 9-12
- Omaha Grades: PK-8 | 707 students
6905 Blondo Street
Omaha, NE 68104
(402)551-6667 0.6 PK-8
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