March 5, 2014
At this year's For the Babies Gala on May 1, 2014, in Wayne, NJ, the Lake Drive Foundation will honor Dr. Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, renowned professor of audiology in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing at the University of Colorado Boulder and a Fellow in the Institute of Cognitive Science. Dr. Yoshinaga-Itano's research sparked universal newborn hearing screenings and revolutionized the early intervention movement.
The Lake Drive Foundation is a not for profit 501 (C) 3 established by community leaders in 1997 to support funding needs of The Lake Drive Programs for Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The foundation's mission is to support the identification, evaluation, therapeutic intervention and education of hearing impaired and communication impaired infants, toddlers and children.