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Former Clarke Employee Wins ASHA Editor's Award

November 14, 2017—The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) honored former Clarke employee Frank Iglehart with the Editor's Award for the American Journal of Audiology.[More]

Honoring Trustees for their Service and Welcoming a New Addition to the Board

November 13, 2017—Clarke is honored to recognize Kevin Franck, PhD, Sara Grosvenor and Sharon McCarthy as they close out their terms with Clarke's Board of Trustees this fall. Kevin, the brother of a Clarke Alumna, joined the Board in 2011; Sara, Founder and President of The Alexander...[More]

Clarke Staff and Alumni Collaborate on Educational eBook

November 5, 2017—Thanks to the contributions from Clarke staff, Smith/Clarke alumni and Clarke Board Members, we are pleased to announce that the eBook Preparing to Teach, Committing to Learn: An Introduction to Educating Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, is now available...[More]

The 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss Draws Hundreds of Professionals, Parents and Teens

November 1, 2017—Clarke Mainstream Services’ 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss was a great success, drawing hundreds of attendees, sponsors and exhibitors from across the country. This year’s event was especially significant, as Clarke Schools for...[More]

 
September 21, 2016

More Social Opportunities for Children and Teens with Hearing Loss!


September 21, 2016—Clarke Mainstream Services is excited to announce the upcoming social programs and opportunities for kids with hearing loss that will take place in 2016-17. Be sure to mark your calendars and register early!

SAVE THE DATES!!
October 14, 2016: Making Connections! Student Track

A day-long program designed specifically for mainstreamed students with hearing loss in grades 7-12 will be held at the Springfield Marriott Hotel in Springfield, MA and run concurrently with Clarke’s annual conference. Enrollment is limited…view the Making Connections! brochure and register now!

Six Meet-ups Scheduled beginning on November 19, 2016 in Canton, MA: Linking UP with Clarke Buddies!

The Clarke Buddies Program for students who are deaf or hard of hearing ages 8-17 is gearing up for another amazing year! This program is a fun opportunity to meet, get to know, and connect on a regular basis with other kids who are deaf or hard of hearing! At our in-person meet-ups, you will be sharing advice and experiences, participate in team building activities, and build a sense of community. Older students can choose to be mentors and gain leadership and community experience while being a role model to a younger student.

July 2 – July 14, 2017: Clarke’s Summer Adventure Program – “Dare to Dream!”

Clarke's Summer Adventure is a two-week, theme-based camp for children ages 9 to 17 with hearing loss who utilize hearing technology, such as hearing aids or cochlear implants, and communicate using listening and spoken language. Activities are led by experienced teachers of the deaf and young adults with hearing loss, and encourage leadership and independence, while enhancing listening, communication and social skills. Held in Easthampton, Massachusetts, Summer Adventure offers campers the opportunity to interact with other children with hearing loss from all over the country, make new friends and have lots of fun! Children enjoy field trips, recreation, arts and crafts, hiking, swimming, and more!