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Mission

The first and the largest Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) organization in the nation

Since its founding in 1867, Clarke has prepared children who are deaf or hard of hearing to succeed in mainstream schools and the wider world.

Clarke's Mission

At Clarke we teach children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk. Children served by Clarke use advanced technologies, including cochlear implants and hearing aids, to maximize their access to sound. We work with children and their families from infancy through their teen years. Our teachers of the deaf, audiologists and speech-language pathologists have the background, training and experience to prepare children academically and socially for a world of limitless possibilities.

Clarke children listen and learn in the classroom, run and laugh with their friends on the playground, and have lives filled with music, sports, family and community. Many children who come to Clarke are ready to attend their neighborhood schools by preschool and kindergarten. 

In addition to our work with children, we serve families and adults through a wide range of programs and services. With our extensive staff of experts, physical locations along the Eastern Seaboard and a robust teleservices program delivering services remotely, we strive to reach people with hearing loss at all stages of life.

Our professionals are here to help.

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