Welcome to Clarke Northampton
Clarke Northampton is a school and resource for infants and children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Clarke’s first site, drawing families and thought leaders in the field of educating those who are deaf or hard of hearing since 1867.
We are committed to helping children reach their full potential.
Clarke Northampton, a school and resource for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, is the founding location of the Clarke organization. It’s also the site of our award-winning hearing clinic, the Clarke Hearing Center.
Programs & Services
Clarke Northampton has programs and services for you.
From newborns to seniors, we offer a continuum of services providing customized education and care to people with hearing loss.
Clarke Northampton has programs 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, we can help. Discover small, customized classrooms for your school-age student. We also have an award-winning hearing clinic that will service your hearing aids.
Clarke Northampton Mainstream Services
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. Do you think Clarke Northampton could be the right place for your child? What happens next?
We will arrange a safe visit for your family so you can meet Clarke professionals, tour our facilities, visit our classrooms and learn more about our programs and services.
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.
For Current Families
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Muhammad was diagnosed at birth with bilateral moderate to profound hearing loss. Today he's fluent in spoken English and Arabic.Read More »
Krystina attends the University of New Hampshire as an empowered advocate for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.Read More »
Joe is a fifth-grader in Clarke’s K-8 Program. He has profound bilateral hearing loss and uses bilateral cochlear implants to...Read More »
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