Lexington School/Center for the Deaf

  • NY


30th Avenue & 75th Street
Jackson Heights
United States

About Us

The Lexington School for the Deaf/Center for the Deaf seeks to be an exemplary education, service and research institution for the deaf and hard of hearing in Metropolitan New York City and the country. Its special emphases are:

Collaborating with the deaf and hard of hearing to realize their full potential in both the deaf and hard of hearing worlds Working with individuals - and their families - of all ages, races, creeds, colors, ethnicities, languages, genders, sexual preferences and socio-economic situations and with a wide range of capacities, interests, and needs Ensuring mastery of expressive and receptive communication skills by individuals at every point along the spectrum of deaf to hard of hearing Designing, constructing and using the evolving information technologies to best advantage Taking a leading position - in concert with the deaf and hard of hearing communities - in articulating the multifaceted challenges, opportunities and needs for services of the deaf and hard of hearing. top