Like most caregivers who discover their child was born with a hearing loss, Nina and Spencer worried at first how their infant daughter would communicate and if she would struggle academically and socially. Thanks to her cochlear implants and a listening and spoken language (LSL) education at Clarke Florida, four-year-old Leighton is an expressive child with a big personality and a budding passion for sports.
John was diagnosed with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss at birth during his newborn hearing screening. In 2017, John’s parents enrolled him in Clarke Birth to Age Three Program. “From the time John was 15 months old, the Clarke team supported, taught, encouraged, believed in and loved John,”
Dexter has a single-sided profound hearing loss and wears a bone anchored hearing aid (BAHA) to help access sound. He started attending Clarke New York’s Preschool Program when he was three and graduated from Clarke in 2018. “Dexter is proof positive that Clarke invariably accomplishes its mission… he has excelled