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Hearing, Speech & Communication Resources for Everyone

At some point in our lives, each of us will experience a challenge in understanding or being understood.

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Most of us will experience hearing loss at some point in our lives…it is the 3rd most common chronic health issue faced by U.S. adults and the #1 modifiable risk factor for dementia.

Accessible, affordable American Sign Language (ASL) instruction can help you connect with friends or associates who use ASL.

Between 6 and 8 million people in the U.S. have some form of speech impairment, and students with speech issues are more likely to have issues learning to read, with impacts throughout their lives.

Organizations seeking to better serve our diverse community need dependable, skilled ASL interpreters.

Gateway is Maryland’s Leading Resource for…

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 There is no one-size-fits-all interpreting solution. We match you with an ASL interpreter who knows your industry and community. With 30+ years’ experience, a deep bench of highly qualified onsite and virtual interpreters, and easy-to-schedule 24/7/365 availability, CIRS is now Gateway–continuing our tradition as Maryland’s premier ASL interpreting service.

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Speech & Occupational Therapy

Our speech-language pathology team works with you to find the right intervention to improve speech, communication, and quality of life. Our pediatric occupational therapists help children master the skills for daily living activities through targeted play.

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Our local, dedicated hearing care experts offer hearing consultations and work with you to build a custom treatment plan. We are your one-stop service for all of your hearing health needs. Hear for You, a partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Maryland, is making Gateway audiology services even more available for Baltimore region residents.

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American Sign Language (ASL) Classes

Master conversational ASL basics with the experts. Our high-quality, low-stress online classes are for anyone who wants to learn ASL. Our workshops on interpreting and a wide range of ASL topics enhance understanding and practice within a vibrant community of interpreters and ASL enthusiasts.

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