Welcome to Clarke New York
Clarke New York serves children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families from the five boroughs, Westchester County and beyond, with exceptional staff, vibrant classrooms and parent-professional collaboration.
Clarke New York
Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan
Programs & Services
Clarke New York’s Programs and Services
A team of master’s-level professionals work with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families from birth through their preschool years.
Renowned for our early intervention services, innovative Inclusion Preschool Program and strong commitment to partnering with families, Clarke New York excels at providing infants and young children with the foundational listening and spoken language skills they’ll need to thrive, both academically and socially.
Transitional Planning Services are also available at Clarke New York to ease students’ transition into mainstream schools— working with the child, their family and the school staff to prepare for this important step.
Clarke New York has a program to fit 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.
*Our Early Intervention Program is funded and regulated by the New York State Department of Health, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and by the Westchester County Department of Health.
Pursuant to New York State Law, Clarke is required to post the following information: The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is a public program for children under the age of three who are either suspected of having or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. Potentially eligible children must be referred to the county program of residence (Growing up healthy 1.800.522.5006) to receive EIP services. EIP is funded by NYS and county governments. All EIP services are provided at no out-of-pocket cost to parents, but health insurance may be accessed for reimbursement for early intervention services provided to eligible children and their families.
A child’s eligibility for the program can be determined only by state approved evaluators under contract with NYS and all services must be authorized by the municipality of residence. All approved EIP services a child receives will be identified in collaboration with the parent and the Early Intervention Official Designee (EIOD). The municipality will arrange for service providers, considering the individual needs of the child and family, to deliver services authorized by the municipality.
When early intervention services are delivered in childcare settings or community locations that require a fee, the parent is responsible for paying any associated costs. Clarke New York is approved as a provider of Early Intervention Program services and is under contract with the NYS Department of Health to deliver early intervention services.
Admission & Enrollment
Clarke New York 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 New York, a resource and school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, could be the right place for your child. What happens next?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.585.3500 to learn more about any of our programs.
Visit Clarke New York
How students are funded
Students at Clarke are typically placed here and funded in partnership with their hometown school districts. We will work with your child’s IEP team to determine placement and service decisions.
Contact us at email@example.com. or 212.585.3500 to learn more about any of our programs.
Visit Clarke New York
See our vibrant classrooms and professionals at work!
Interested families are invited to tour our Clarke New York 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
Other forms, such as Monthly Observation form, Class Directory and Application/Enrollment can be obtained by calling the school or by contacting your child's teacher.
The Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY) is a not-for-profit organization guided by its mission “to further a spirit of cooperation among member schools by coordinating admissions practices and procedures in order to help ensure an orderly, fair and professional admissions process and thereby serve the educational purposes of the member schools.” Clarke and other member schools abide by the Principles of Good Practice and commit to providing a fair-minded admissions process that is respectful to applicant families, as well as to other member schools.
Take the #4, 5, or 6 to 86th Street. Take the M86 bus East to York Avenue. Walk East on 86th Street to the end of the Street (This will be East End Avenue). Turn right and walk South to 83rd Street. or Take the Q train to 86th Street. Take the M86 to York Avenue. Walk east along 86th Street to East End Avenue. Turn right and walk south 3 blocks to 80 East End Avenue at 83rd Street.
Take the M31 to York and 83rd street. Walk one block east to 83rd and York.
North of 96th Street Take the FDR South to the 96th Street exit. At the bottom of the exit ramp, continue straight onto the service road (the service road runs parallel to the FDR which you'll see on your left. Bear right to continue straight onto York Avenue. Make a left onto 84th Street. Make a right onto East End Avenue. Parking is available on East End Avenue in the parking garage. Clarke is located at the corner of East End Avenue and 83rd Street. South of 96th Street Take the FDR North to the 96th Street exit. At the bottom of the exit ramp, make a sharp left through the underpass and a second sharp left onto the service road. Continue on to York Avenue (as above).
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