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 Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4

Student Body

Total Students18 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Omaha Hearing School For Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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