Welcome to Clarke Boston
Clarke's second site opened in 1995 as a resource and school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Clarke Boston serves hundreds of children and their families throughout Eastern New England, the Cape and Islands.
Providing listening and spoken language services to Boston-area families
Located in Canton, MA, Clarke Boston is a resource and school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing that includes four acoustically-treated classrooms, six therapy rooms, a caregivers’ space and a lively playground designed for small children.
Programs & Services
Clarke Boston’s Programs and Services
At Clarke Boston, we serve children who are deaf of hard of hearing—from newborns to teenagers—with a customized education intended to meet listening and spoken language goals.
With a focus on the whole child, Clarke Boston’s many programs and services are designed to build skills in listening and spoken language and literacy, while also cultivating the individual social, emotional and cognitive tools each child needs to thrive.
Clarke Boston has a program to fit your needs...
Whether you want to maximize the early language development of your baby, find a supportive and personalized preschool class for your toddler or support your student at their mainstream school.
Clarke Boston Mainstream Services
Admission & Enrollment
Clarke Boston is here to help you make an informed decision about your child’s education and communication.
You’ve researched our programs and services, and read about children and families who have found success at Clarke. You think Clarke could be the right place for your child. What happens next?
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How students are funded
Students at Clarke Boston, a resource and school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, are typically placed here and funded in partnership with their hometown school districts.
Clarke admits children who are deaf or hard of hearing and provides services to our families regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.
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See our vibrant classrooms and professionals at work!
Interested families are invited to tour our Clarke Boston site, where you will meet Clarke professionals, see our acoustically-optimized space and learn more about our programs and services.
For Current Families
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Recent Clarke News
Tune In! On the Ear: An Audiology Podcast Features Clarke Program Director
Tune in to On the Ear: An Audiology Podcast hosted by Dakota Sharp to hear Meredith Berger, MSEd. SBL/SDL, Director of Clarke New York, lead a deep dive on Microtia/Atresia. Microtia is a small or absent pinna (outer ear), while
Tune In! Social-Emotional Learning Podcast Features Clarke Education Support Specialist
Tune in to the BIG PICTURE Social Emotional Learning Podcast to hear Sherri Fickenscher, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd, teacher of the deaf and education support specialist at Clarke, discuss the importance of social-emotional instruction and support for children who are
Clarke Teacher of the Deaf Co-Authors Article on Korean Immigrant Experience During COVID-19 Pandemic
Joo Young Hong, teacher of the deaf at Clarke, has co-authored a publication in the Natural Hazards Review, an ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) journal, titled “Perceived Vulnerability to Disease, Resilience, and Mental Health Outcome of Korean Immigrants amid
Virtual Conference Featuring Clarke Presenter
Event Details: January 15 – April 15, 2023 Virtual Clarke Presenter: Britt Coffey, PhD, MEd View all sessions Meeting Student Needs in a Consultation-Only Model By Britt Coffey, PhD, MEd Increasingly, the field of deaf education is moving toward an
Week of the Young Child
Event Details: April 1-7, 2023 Celebrated Internationally Clarke joins the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for the Week of the Young Child (WOYC), an annual celebration focusing public attention on the needs of young children and
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month
Event Details: May 2023 Celebrated Internationally Clarke joins ASHA and an international effort designed to raise public awareness, knowledge and understanding of the options available to those with hearing loss. Join the conversation on social media, tag @clarkeschools and add the hashtags