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Clarke Celebrates Revolutionary Learning at ASHA Convention

November 18, 2018—The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) convened thousands of professionals for their annual conference. [More]

Clarke Hosts EHDI Stakeholder Convening 

November 5, 2018—Clarke Northampton was the site of the Massachusetts State Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Stakeholder Meeting on October 29.[More]

Clarke SLP Co-Leads Study Indicating Cord Blood Cells May Improve Hearing in Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss

October 2, 2018—In a recent study conducted at the Florida Hospital for Children, and co-led by Linda Baumgartner, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, speech-language pathologist and auditory-verbal therapist at Clarke Jacksonville, preliminary findings suggest an improvement in hearing in...[More]

Clarke Education Support Specialist Facilitates Learning Experience Presented by Hearing First

September 19, 2018—Get resources and techniques for the use of auditory-verbal strategies in Hearing First’s new learning experience led by Sherri Fickenscher, early intervention teacher of the deaf and education support specialist at Clarke Philadelphia.[More]

 
March 7, 2012

Clarke Director and Assistant Director Present Poster at EHDI Annual Meeting


March 7, 2012—Barbara F. Hecht, Ph.D., Director of Clarke’s Boston area campus and Mary Jane Johnson, M.Ed. LSLS Cert. AVEd, Assistant Director, presented a poster titled “Transforming School into a Natural Environment for Infants and Toddlers” at the Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) Annual Meeting held March 5-6 in Saint Louis, MO.

The poster detailed Clarke Boston’s innovative hybrid home-visit and center-based EI program in which center-based services are provided in a homelike setting, with a focus on everyday family activities.  The poster also provided guidance to staff in transforming therapy EI models into natural activity-based services.

Now in its 11th year, the EHDI Meeting has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of attendees including those who: work in state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention programs; assist in EHDI efforts on the federal level; provide screening, diagnostic and early intervention support at the state/ local level to young children with hearing loss and their families; champion Medical Home activities within each state; are parents of children with hearing loss; or are deaf or hard-of-hearing adults who are helping to expand opportunities for young children with hearing loss. EHDI Meeting participants range from state and local programs to the federal level and from academics to families.