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Clarke Jacksonville Students Enjoy New Playground

February 27, 2018—Clarke Jacksonville recently hosted a soft grand opening of a new playground! The Clarke Jacksonville team dreamed of renovating the school's wooden playground that was approximately 14 years old. During November 2016, Clarke began actively fundraising for a new and...[More]

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]

August 29, 2016

Clarke's Sherri Fickenscher, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd appointed to the AG Bell Academy Board of Directors

August 29, 2016—Clarke is thrilled to announce that Sherri Fickenscher, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd, has been appointed to the AG Bell Academy Board of Directors for the 2016-2018 term.

Sherri is the Education Support Specialist at Clarke Philadelphia where she works to develop, coach and mentor staff to meet the rigorous demands of the Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) certification. Sherri is also a member of the early intervention team and works with children from birth to age three and their families. Sherri is a contributing author of 101 Frequently Asked Questions About Auditory-Verbal Practice and co-author of the resource Auditory Verbal Strategies to Build Listening and Spoken Language Skills. Congratulations Sherri!

Sherri Fickenshcher