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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]

 
May 5, 2017

More Than 80 Professionals Participate in Clarke Mainstream Services' Spring Workshop


May 5, 2017—Clarke Mainstream Services, in partnership with CREC Soundbridge, hosted more than eighty professionals in the field of hearing loss for a special day-long training in Wethersfield, CT on Friday, April 28.

The distinguished presenter, Christina Perigoe, PhD, CCC-SLP, CED., LSLS Cert. AVT, provided an overview of children with hearing loss who have additional challenges, including potential difficulties with assessment, intervention and in counseling families. Dr. Perigoe also discussed various obstacles particular to cochlear implant teams. Research, references and relevant resources were shared to help attendees support the students they serve.

Dr. Christina Perigoe is the Coordinator of the graduate program in Speech and Hearing Sciences (Deaf Education) at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is a certified teacher, teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, speech pathologist and Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) specialist. She is an international presenter and co-edited The Volta Review monographs, “Multiple Challenges: Multiple Solutions” (2004), and “Professional Preparation for Listening and Spoken Language Practitioners” (2010). Dr. Perigoe is a founding member of the Ling Consortium, dedicated to continuing Daniel Ling’s vision that children with hearing loss can learn to listen and speak.

Clarke Mainstream’s next training opportunity, the 38th Annual Conference on Mainstream Students with Hearing Loss, will be held on October 19 and 20, 2017. Learn more here.