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On the Cover: Berkens, Clarke Florida preschooler. Photograph by Christina Santare
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Since our founding in 1867, Clarke has prepared children who are deaf or hard of hearing to succeed in mainstream schools and the wider world. But soon after our 50th anniversary, Clarke faced catastrophe.
CVC Capital Partners offers a donation-matching program for their staff, which was enhanced to contribute to COVID-19-related projects supported by its employees. In the summer of 2020, a CVC staff member selected Clarke New York as a beneficiary of this match.
When the pandemic set in, brothers Jake and Patrick deHahn talked about their similar experiences being deaf and wearing masks, and they quickly developed an idea.
Bluma’s exposure to children who are deaf or hard of hearing began while watching her friend Jane’s son, Jonathan Berger, grow up in their building.
This is the story of one New York family observing their infant daughter’s speech development, while growing their confidence and ability to support her along the way.
Throughout I. King Jordan’s career as an academic, disability rights advocate and philanthropist, he has emphasized the value of self-advocacy training.