Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 11am-2pm

Hearing Loss Kids Day at the imPOSSIBLE DREAM Playground!

Come for a fun-filled get-together of play with other families of deaf/hard of hearing children who use cochlear implants or hearing aids and listening and spoken language.

  • No charge
  • Rain or shine
  • Snacks and drinks

The imPOSSIBLE DREAM Playground is RI’s first integrated playground. It offers a play-friendly environment for children of all physical abilities. 575 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI 02886

RSVP by April 28th to

Past Events

January 25, 2018: Cochlear Coffee Chat

Talk with experts from Cochlear Americas about:

  • Advanced implantable hearing technology – The CochlearTM Nucleus® and Cochlear Baha® Systems
  • Upgrades, candidacy and coverage
  • Assistive listening devices and more!

Have one good ear and one bad ear? Come learn about the Baha FDA approved for people with single sided deafness. The Baha is the only implantable hearing solution that you can see if it will benefit you before you decide to take the next steps.

Come see the benefit of the Baha first hand!

Corner Bakery: Garden City Center: 140 Hillside Rd, Cranston, RI 02920

By Appointment Only

RSVP or cell: 919-710-6850

Coffee Chat flyer

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 5:30-7pm

Keeping it Real: Parents and Professionals as Allies
This session will examine how parents, professionals, and educators in Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) systems and school-based settings can work together to help children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing succeed. Keynote speaker Janet DesGeorges will discuss the power of positive, equality-based partnerships and successful teaming for the benefit and success of deaf children, including how to engage challenging and/or under-involved families. The Rhode Island Shriners, 1 Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI. Find more information at

Sunday, September 20, 2017: Cancelled

Join AG Bell RI for a listening adventure at Capron Park Zoo, 201 County St, Attleboro, MA 02703. The event will be held Sunday, September 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet outside the Zoo entrance. RSVP required.

Come for a fun filled morning of play with other families of deaf/hard of hearing children who use cochlear implants or hearing aids and listening and spoken language! There is no admission fee for this event. Attendees are encouraged to donate 2$ per child to the Playground.

I Want You To Hear

An event presented by Cochlear Americas, at the Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College. Saturday, November 5, 2016; Saturday, February 25, 2017; May 27, 2017

Clarke School Annual Summer Adventure

Registration for this year is closed. Check back for information about next year’s camps!
Clarke’s Summer Adventure is a two-week, theme-based camp for children ages 9 to 17 with hearing loss who utilize hearing technology (such as hearing aids or cochlear implants) and communicate using listening and spoken language.
Activities are led by experienced teachers of the deaf and young adults with hearing loss, and encourage leadership and independence, while enhancing listening, communication and social skills. Held in Easthampton, Massachusetts, Summer Adventure offers campers the opportunity to interact with other children with hearing loss from all over the country, make new friends and have lots of fun! Children enjoy field trips, recreation, arts and crafts, hiking, swimming, and more!

Learn more information about Clarke’s Summer Adventure.