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Clarke Florida, a resource and school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, is located in the historic Mandarin area of the city of Jacksonville, and offers services daily on-site, at homes and online.
Clarke Florida's Programs and Services
We provide 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, a resource and school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, has a dedicated team of professionals who teach children to listen and speak. We also provide family coaching to help establish a language-rich setting within the home.
Clarke Florida has 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.
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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 Florida, a resource and school for children with hearing loss and their families, 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.
Meet our Clarke Florida expert staff and see our dynamic classrooms in action!
Interested families are invited to tour our Clarke Florida site, where you will meet our professionals, see our acoustically-optimized space and learn more about our programs and services.
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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.
Start 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
Nell Rosenberg, Clarke’s national director of teleservices, discusses Clarke’s tVisit® Teleservices on Future Ear Radio.
Tune In! Child Life on Call Podcast Features Clarke’s National Director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships
Barbara Hecht, Clarke’s national director of strategic initiatives and partnerships, discusses children who are deaf or hard of hearing and who have additional challenges (DHH Plus).
This four-part series, hosted by Hearing First and featuring a Clarke LSL expert, focuses on areas of typical child development between 36 and 60 months. Learn what’s happening in a child’s brain during this critical period.
Support Clarke Florida at the PGA Golf Tournament The Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS presented by Circle K is excited to return for a third year to Timuquana Country Club, October 2-8, 2023, in Jacksonville, Florida. This PGA TOUR Champions event
Event Details: October 2023 National Event Presented by U.S Department of Labor October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month The theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2023 presented by the US Department of Labor is “Advancing Access and Equity: