Scroll
To Top
0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

*Important

The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.


John Tracy Clinic for Preschool Deaf Children


Address

806 West Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007-2599 USA

Phone

2137485481

Fax

2137491651

800 Number

8005224582

TDD

2137472924

Email Address

web@jtc.org

Description

The John Tracy Clinic for Preschool Deaf Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing worldwide parent-centered services to young children with hearing impairment and offering affected family’s hope, guidance, and encouragement. Louise Tracy, wife of actor Spencer Tracy, to provide educational programs, without charge, to young deaf children and their families, founded the Clinic in 1942. The Clinic offers a variety of programs to serve families in Southern California. Free services for children from birth to age six include hearing screenings in preschools and daycare centers throughout the greater Los Angeles area; complete audio logical tests at the Clinic’s downtown location for any child suspected of having a hearing loss; classes and support groups for parents of hearing-impaired children; and demonstration home programs to show parents how to use activities in the home to guide their infants or newly diagnosed deaf toddlers in the development of communication skills. Additional services include a demonstration preschool program for children from ages two through five that emphasizes language, speech, cognitive, and social development; a correspondence education program to educate and provide emotional support to families from all over the United States and worldwide; and, in conjunction with the University of Southern California, a graduate teacher education program to train new teachers of hearing impaired individuals. The John Tracy Clinic is an affiliate of the National Distance Education Council, the National Association of Private Schools for Exceptional Children, the Alexander Graham Bell Association, the Council on the Education of the Deaf, the Conference of the Educational Administration Serving the Deaf, and the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf. Educational materials include brochures, a regular newsletter entitled "Bulletin," and fact sheets.

Please Note

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) web site, its databases, and the contents thereof are copyrighted by NORD. No part of the NORD web site, databases, or the contents may be copied in any way, including but not limited to the following: electronically downloading, storing in a retrieval system, or redistributing for any commercial purposes without the express written permission of NORD. Permission is hereby granted to print one hard copy of the information on an individual disease for your personal use, provided that such content is in no way modified, and the credit for the source (NORD) and NORD’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy. Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions is strictly prohibited.

NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.