Meet CHC’s Education Specialists in NYC
Dana N. Selznick, M.A., M.Ed.
Assistant Director of Communication Services, Education and Family Support
Dana Selznick is an education specialist dedicated to helping your child with hearing loss or auditory challenges get the support and accommodations they need to thrive academically and reach their true potential. Often the first point of contact for parents with a baby newly diagnosed with hearing loss, Dana provides information and guidance so that parents can make informed decisions about their child’s hearing health care, She’s an indispensable resource for parents seeking help in navigating Early Intervention (EI), Committee on Preschool Education (CPSE), Deaf Infant Program (DIP) and the New York State educational system. As Coordinator of the Family Resource Center, she facilitates peer support through educational and social events that bring CHC families together throughout the year. Dana received an undergraduate degree in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education at the University of North Florida and her M.A. and M.Ed. in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education and Elementary Education at Columbia University.
Sivan Levy, M.A.
Sivan Levy is a certified Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing providing individualized academic support that reflects an understanding that every child learns differently. “It is my responsibility to find the right approach to ensure my students hit and then surpass essential milestones.” She received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia and her M.A. in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education from Columbia University. Before joining CHC, Sivan worked with preschoolers with hearing loss at the Atlanta Speech School, Katherine Hamm Center.