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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]

 
July 28, 2014

Clarke Summer Adventure Camp Featured in Daily Hampshire Gazette!


July 28, 2014—EASTHAMPTON—In a classroom on The Williston Northampton School campus Thursday, six children clapped, hopped and boogied while singing backup along with a recording of “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors while Jordan Gatewood, 13, took the lead.

Hearing aids and cochlear implants behind their ears helped them to hear the catchy song and dance to the beat with gusto.

They are among 28 campers at Summer Adventure Camp, a two-week program for 9 to 14-year-olds who are deaf or hard of hearing that is run by the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. The camp has been held for nearly 30 years at the Clarke Schools’ Northampton campus on Round Hill Road, but since part of that campus sold in 2013, the campers have spend their two-week stay each summer at The Williston Northampton School in Easthampton.

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