Founded in 1925 as the Cincinnati League for the Hard of Hearing Speech & Deaf Center, the Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Greater Cincinnati (HSDC) is a non-profit organization providing education, advocacy, audiology, sign-language interpreting, and speech-pathology services to Greater Cincinnatians. HSDC is committed to meeting families’ specialized communication needs regardless of their ability to pay. 90% of the children served in the past year are Medicaid recipients. The Center serves anyone, of any age, regardless of ability to pay, within the nine county area encompassing Greater Cincinnati, from birth to over 100 years of age who suffers from a speech, voice, language disorder, hearing impairment or deafness is served by the Center.
The Center’s mission is to strengthen our community by supporting individuals and families to overcome obstacles to communication.