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Clarke teaches children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk.

Building the listening, learning and spoken language skills needed to help infants, children, teens and their families succeed.

With Clarke's expertise and today’s technology, there are no limits for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

It’s possible for children born with hearing loss—even a profound hearing loss—to develop listening and spoken language skills comparable to their peers with typical hearing.
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Newly diagnosed child?

This is a journey many families have successfully navigated. Clarke’s knowledgeable, experienced and caring professionals are ready to help you.

Clarke offers programs & services for:

Infants
Infants

We work with families to begin their baby's listening and spoken language journey--with compassion, expertise and play.

Toddlers
Toddlers

We provide individualized education for toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and speak, along with coaching for their families.

Preschoolers
Preschoolers

We serve preschool-aged children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, with customized programs to fit various needs.

School-Age Students
School-Age Students

We work with children in mainstream classrooms, offer programs for socialization and leadership-building, and provide audiological services for maximizing access to sound.

Adults & Families
Adults & Families

We offer educational and social opportunities for families, and audiological services for individuals of all ages with hearing loss, as well as trainings and workshops.

Clarke is the first and largest nonprofit organization of its kind, providing Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) services in homes, at our locations along the East Coast, in mainstream classrooms and via teleservices.

Clarke students successfully mainstream into their neighborhood schools, participate in extracurricular activities and develop the cognitive, academic, social and emotional skills they need for success in school and in life.

Clarke Careers

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We’re hiring teachers of the deaf, speech-language pathologists, teacher assistants and more!

Recent Clarke News

Clarke Stories

Krystina

Krystina attends the University of New Hampshire as an empowered advocate for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Jeremy

Jeremy

Congratulations to Clarke alum Jeremy, who graduated from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in May 2022!

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Clarke Events

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Falmouth Road Race

Learn More Support Clarke and Join Thousands in World-Famous Run on Scenic Cape Cod Clarke is very excited to be a charity partner once again in the 2022 ASICS Falmouth Road Race. The race will be an in-person and virtual

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Ride for Clarke: Clarke Peloton Challenge

Join us for a virtual Peloton ride on Sunday, September 18 benefiting Clarke students and families. The time and Peloton instructor will be announced prior to the event. NEW this year: Practice rides We have added three practice rides for

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Audiology Awareness Month

Event Details: Celebrating Hearing Health October 2022 National Event Presented by the American Academy of Audiology October is Audiology Awareness Month, a monumental opportunity to think about and acknowledge hearing health throughout a life span. Roughly 2-3 of every 1,000

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Title IX Notice of Non-Discrimination

No student is denied access to any educational program or other activity of Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech on the basis of race, color, ethnic background, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or handicapping condition that does not preclude learning in a listening and spoken language environment. Parents may request written materials in their primary language.

Clarke does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Clarke is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discrimination on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Clarke HR Team, 45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060, telephone number 413-582-1155, email hr@clarkeschools.org, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Clarke efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Clarke may be referred to the HR Team or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone number 800-421-3481.

Our professionals are here to help.

Please contact any of our locations to learn more about Clarke’s broad array of programs and services.