Summit Speech School at the F.M. Kirby Center
705 Central AvenueCounty:Union
New Providence, NJ 07974Year Established:1967
Phone:908-508-0011 Voice/TTY

Executive Director:Pamela A. Paskowitz, Ph.D.908-508-0011 Ext
Business Manager:Pamela Ranco
Principal:Amy Ryan908-508-0011 Ext

Type of Program/Services:Private School for children with hearing loss - Day Program, Early Intervention Program, Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf Program, Audiology: aided and unaided hearing assessments, acoustic room evaluations, consultation to school districts

Services Include:Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Auditory Training, Parent Training and Support Groups. Hearing evaluations for children birth through 21, acoustic room evaluations, educational audiologuy for school districts (equipment ahecks and maintenance)

Full-time staff:30Part-time staff:20

Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Early Intervention Program: Hearing Impaired; Preschool Disabilities: Hearing Impaired; Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf Program (Pre-K- High School) Audiology (Birth-21)
Age Range:Infant-through teen years
Counties Served:Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Union, Warren
Number of Students/Clients:180
Number of Classes (if school):8 half day sessions
Grade Range:EIP; Preschool; Itinerant Program:Pre-K-High School
Length of School/Program Year:12-month EIP, 10-month Preschool, plus Extended School Year
Private Students/Clients accepted:Yes
Scholarships available:Limited

Mission Statement:The Summit Speech School is a charitable, non-profit corporation committed to serving children who are deaf or hard of hearing enabling them to take their place in a hearing world by providing educational, therapeutic, and support services through a listening & spoken language program.