The Kay Eckstein Speech & Hearing Center provides an integrated experience for clients needing audiology services and/or consultation services for assistive technology equipment to be used in the home, work or other environments. Our team includes a doctor of audiology and technology consultants who will determine what works best for the clients based on their hearing loss and communication needs. HEAR Wisconsin consultant can help with TEPP vouchers. Clients hail from all corners of Wisconsin – serving 3,500 to 5,000 individuals a year. The Kellogg Child & Family Program provides appropriate early intervention services to children with hearing loss. The team includes Listening and Spoken Language certified, auditory-verbal therapists and speech-language pathologists and sign language instructors. Services are provided in the facility and in natural environments including homes, daycares, schools and via the web through our ConnectHEAR teleintervention program for families living in remote, rural areas where services are not readily available. Parents learn from the specialized professionals how to encourage their child’s development of communication, auditory, language, cognitive, speech and social skills so they can be on par with their hearing peers as they enter kindergarten. Toddler Communication Groups are held at the facility to encourage further communication and social skills in preparation for kindergarten.