ABOUT DEAF & HEARING RESOURCES OF PALM BEACH COUNTY
Established in 1984 (under the name Deaf Service Center of Palm Beach County, Inc.), Deaf & Hearing Resources is the only nonprofit agency uniquely designed to serve the county's population of more than 200,000 individuals with hearing loss, including 16,000 who are profoundly Deaf. Through innovative programs, services, and resources, the agency’s mission of “ensuring that quality of life will not be limited by hearing loss” is achieved. In addition to providing one-on-one assistance and advocacy for Deaf clients, the agency now also provides group activities, including life skills workshops, career counseling, ASL classes (open to all), grammar and writing skills workshops for the Deaf, as well as social events, cultural outings, networking events, and support group activities for Deaf and hard-of-hearing clients and their families.
ABOUT DHR'S HEARING WELLNESS CENTER
Established in 1999, the Hearing Wellness Center of the Deaf & Hearing Resources is a full-service audiology department and provides free hearing evaluations and patient consultations to help identify hearing loss or deafness and determine the best course of treatment based on each individual’s unique lifestyle. The Center's doctorate-level audiologist is licensed in the State of Florida and does not receive commission. New in 2014, the Hearing Wellness Center is offering an expanded range of offerings, including pediatric audiology, dizziness testing, and other services, which are provided by highly skilled audiology professionals.