Serving families state-wide!
Clarke Florida is located in the historic Mandarin area of the city of Jacksonville, and offers services daily on-site, at homes and online. Clarke’s Florida location includes five acoustically-treated classrooms, therapy rooms, an interactive STEM play area, a parent-education space and an outdoor playground. Families throughout the state can also access Clarke’s expertise through our teleservices (tVISIT: teleservices Virtual Intervention Services for Infants and Toddlers) Program.
Clarke Florida’s Programs and Services
Clarke Florida provides listening and spoken language programs and services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families throughout the state. These services are referred to as "auditory-oral" in Florida.
Clarke Florida’s dedicated team of hearing professionals teaches children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and speak, as well as provides family coaching to help establish a language-rich setting within the home.
We have a program to meet your needs...
Whether you want to maximize the early language development of your baby or find a supportive and personalized preschool class for your toddler.
Services for Students who Attend Inclusion Schools
Admission & Enrollment
We’re 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? Contact the school to learn more about our programs and to arrange for a visit.
How students are funded
Children ages birth to three are funded by support from the Florida Department of Health and private grants. Students ages 3- 7 are typically placed at Clarke Florida through their neighborhood school and funded in partnership with state, local and private sources such as the Bureau of Exceptional Student Education (BESE) Discretionary Project Auditory-Oral Grant. Clarke Florida is a provider for VPK-SIS services and an approved school/provider with the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities (FES-UA).
Clarke admits children who are deaf, hard of hearing and hearing, and provides services to our families regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.
Visit Clarke Florida
Meet our expert staff and see our dynamic classrooms in action!
Interested families are invited to tour our Clarke Florida site, where you will meet Clarke professionals, see our acoustically-optimized space and learn more about our programs and services.
For Current Families
Quick Access to the Resources You Need
Talking About Florida Newsletter
Clarke Connection Newsletter
Published bi-monthly, Clarke Connection keeps our community informed and connected with all things Clarke.
Take Interstate 95, from north to south, to interstate 295, which is approximately 9 miles south of the Jacksonville center. Take I-295 North (Toward Orange Park) to the first exit, No. 3, (approximately 1 mile) which is Old St. Augustine Road. At the Exit Ramp turn to the right and go north on Old St. Augustine Road. Continue on Old St. Augustine for approximately 2 miles, passing through four traffic lights. Clarke is located on the east side just past Crown Point Road. We are located in the one-story, white, stucco building (The Doctors Center). Our office is Suite 8.
Take Interstate 10 East until it terminates into Interstate 95. Take I-95 South approximately 9 miles to Interstate 295. Take I-295 north and follow the instructions above.
Recent Clarke News
Clarke joins the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) in celebrating the monumental milestone of 1,000 certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialists!
Event Details: Celebrating Hearing Health October 2021 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