40% of children who are deaf or hard of hearing have other challenges or disabilities co-occurring with their hearing loss. These individuals are often described as being “deaf plus.”
Barbara F. Hecht, Ph.D., has been appointed Vice President of the Council on Education of the Deaf (CED) board.
Whether it’s Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 or Hot Cross Buns, music provides significant benefits to children—especially those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Here are some tips for incorporating music into a child's life, as well as the reasons...
Social gatherings can pose unique challenges to children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Use Clarke's tips to make these festivities more comfortable (and fun!) for children with hearing loss.
The hierarchy of auditory skills consists of a series of skills that a child must master—in order—to learn to listen. The four rungs on the ladder are detection, discrimination, identification and comprehension.
Pediatric cancers are commonly treated with chemotherapy, radiation, surgery or a combination of these. While these treatments are the most effective methods of fighting cancer, they damage healthy cells as well, and may cause various side effects, including hearing loss.
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).
The Clarke Philadelphia community went wild over the 6th Clarke’s Listening Walk at the Zoo held on Sunday, May 21 at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Perkins School for the Blind Visits Clarke Boston, Resuming Educational Collaboration Since Covid-19
Scholars in the Perkins School for the Blind Education Leadership Program join Clarke Boston team members for a photo. Twelve international scholars from Perkins School for the Blind visited Clarke Boston for a tour and to discuss innovations in hearing...