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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]

 
August 11, 2017

Register Now for the Mainstream Conference


August 11, 2017—Registration for Clarke Mainstream Services’ 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss is now open!

This conference, which takes place at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA, will be held on October 19 & 20, 2017. Each day includes a blend of workshops covering the many facets of hearing loss and its implications for learning in typical classrooms along with topics focusing on language, listening and literacy. Three distinguished keynote speakers—Dr. Carol Flexer, Sean Forbes and Sara Novic—will also share their knowledge and expertise at the conference.

The 15th annual student track “Making Connections!” for teens with hearing loss in grades 7-12 will be offered on Friday, Oct. 20. Plus, an all-day “Short Course” designed for classroom teachers who have a student with hearing loss for the first time will take place on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Professionals will have the opportunity to earn professional development credits from the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), AG Bell Academy (LSLS), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the CT State Department of Education, the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the PA Department of Education (ACT 48) and the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).

Interested professionals and parents can learn more about the two-day educational event and sign up to attend by visiting the conference’s registration page.