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Justin Morreale

Justin was diagnosed with a bilateral profound hearing loss at eighteen months old; he received cochlear implants at ages two and five. Soon after his diagnosis, his parents helped him learn to listen and talk through empowering coaching sessions in JTC’s Parent-Infant program. Justin then attended JTC’s onsite preschool program.“ John Tracy helped him develop…

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Sonya

More than 20 years ago, JTC alum Sonya and her family participated in our on-site preschool and parent-centered services. Today, Sonya is pursuing a medical degree and preparing to begin residency.“I saw how physicians were able to help to make my life a lot easier,” she says. “My hearing loss definitely played a huge role…

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Samantha Fuji

JTC Alumna Samantha Fujii has been selected as one of 10 swimmers to represent the USA at the 2019 World Deaf Championship Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil in August 2019! With the rest of her Team USA athletes, who range in age from 13 to 23 and come from 10 states across the U.S., Sammy will compete…

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Silvia

After participating in JTC’s Preschool International Session last year, alumni parent Silvia recounted her experience in a parent publication in Spain, describing the knowledge and skills that she and her family gained. “This trip has changed our lives forever,” she wrote, “not only because of the thousands of unforgettable moments we have lived, nor because of the…

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Cindy McGrath

Meet Cindy McGrath! She is JTC’s first Alumni Ambassador. Her family has been a part of our Parent-Infant program and JTC’s preschool. She has been an active volunteer, engaging alumni families, helping to plan events and building relationships. Cindy is also a very talented graphic designer. She has worked on ad campaigns and promotional materials…

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