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February 27, 2015—Clarke offers one of the only programs in the United States that trains educational oral transliterators to facilitate communication in the classroom for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This 20-hour, 3-day training program, held in Northampton, MA is designed for anyone interested in learning about the techniques of oral transliterating. It is offered for a total of 2.0 CEUs from The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). Most activities, discussions and materials focus on educational settings. [More]

February 6, 2015—Clarke “kiddies” are stretching out and limbering up for the 2015 Kiddie Dash that coincides with the 3rd Annual Kilwins Ice Cream Run on March 7, 2015, hosted by Kilwins Jacksonville, located in the St. Johns Town Center. Every Friday in February there is a Kiddie Dash Prize Day whereby Clarke children practice for the 100 yard dash and chances to win prizes. And on March 6th, the day before the race, there will be a school-wide pep rally and honoring of top student fundraisers.[More]

February 3, 2015—Clarke Mainstream Services will be hosting a day-long workshop, “Perusing, Choosing and Using Apps with Children with Hearing Loss” presented by Tina Childress, MA, CCC-A on April 3, 2015 in Springfield, MA. The target audience for this workshop includes speech-language pathologists, teachers of the deaf and other hearing loss professionals. Parents of children with hearing loss are welcome to attend.[More]

January 26, 2015—Northampton, MA; Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech welcomes the newest members of its development team. Arianna Collins has been hired as Project Coordinator, providing support for grants and projects at all Clarke locations; Alyssa Mancinelli as the Northampton-based Development Associate; and Erin McKenney as the Development Associate for Clarke’s Boston-area location. Clarke’s Chief Development Officer, Julie Cowan, states, “These three women bring a passion for education, a talent for volunteer coordination and skills in collaborating on projects with individuals and groups: in joining Clarke, they are now part of an organization that is rich with history, experience and expertise that is unparalleled. With more and more families choosing listening and spoken language programs for their children who are deaf or hard of hearing, Clarke’s development team works to secure resources to ensure its programs are available for generations to come.”[More]

January 22, 2015—Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech is requesting proposals for the 36th Conference to be held October 22 and 23, 2015 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA. This annual two-day event brings together speech and language pathologists, teachers of the deaf, early intervention providers, parents, audiologists and other professionals—all working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.[More]

January 21, 2015—SPARK: Stories Props Art & Role-Playing for Kids! An innovative, hands-on arts and language series for children with hearing loss, ages 19 months to 6 years old and their siblings and parents. This six-week family-oriented program brings children’s books to life through fun and creative art and story activities, and helps to build your child’s interest in print, story sequence and listening and spoken language skills. Children will hear stories and role-play them using props they make![More]

January 20, 2015—NORTHAMPTON – TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech in support of its Mainstream Services Program as part of the foundation’s commitment to giving back to the community. [More]

January 6, 2015—Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech is thrilled to welcome as the newest members of Clarke’s Board of Trustees, Pam Brown and Evan Brunell. “We are very fortunate to have two such talented individuals join the Clarke team,” said Clarke President, Bill Corwin. “I look forward to working with Pam and Evan as we continue to guide Clarke through an exciting time of growth and change.”[More]

December 18, 2014—Teleintervention for Hearing Loss: Collaborative program overcomes barriers to services for infants and toddlers with hearing loss. [More]

December 17, 2014—Four mainstream teachers of the deaf from Clarke Mainstream Services in Northampton, MA traveled to NYC last week to attend a day-long workshop offered by The Children's Hearing Institute's Educational Outreach Program. The workshop, "Facilitative Strategies and Techniques: Moving Beyond the Single Word," offered hands-on training to facilitating simple to complex language forms through video demonstrations and cooperative learning experiences. It was held at the Ear Institute/New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. [More]