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Celebrating Cochlear Implant Awareness Day

February 20, 2018—Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech will recognize and celebrate Cochlear Implant Awareness Day on February 25. This global initiative celebrates technology that maximizes access to sound.[More]

Mainstream Summer Camp Opportunity for Students

February 1, 2018—During summer 2018, for the second year, the Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp in Claryville, NY, and Clarke will provide programming for campers ages 8-15 who are deaf or hard of hearing ensuring their experience is rich and rewarding. Frost Valley is a pioneer in...[More]

39th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss: Call for Proposals Now Open

January 12, 2018—Clarke Mainstream Services is requesting proposals for the 39th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss. This year’s conference will once again include a full line-up of educational workshops and inspiring keynote speakers and will be held on...[More]

Clarke Jacksonville Awarded Grant to Improve STEM Learning

January 9, 2018—We are so pleased to share that Clarke Jacksonville has recently been selected to receive a grant from the Embraer Foundation! [More]

 
February 3, 2014

Seattle Seahawks Fullback Derrick Coleman Inspires Us All


February 3, 2014—Since the age of 3, Derrick Coleman has had limited hearing, likely due to a recessive genetic condition.

However, he never let it slow him down, and with a the use of a hearing aid and the ability to read lips he became a star running back for the UCLA Bruins. Today, he is in his second season as fullback for the Seattle Seahawks, basking in the glory of the team's first ever Super Bowl title!

Below is a list of recent press and news about this inspiring athlete: