Dr. Szarkowski is the Director of The Institute and The Clinic at the Children’s Center for Communication/Beverly School for the Deaf (CCCBSD). Prior to joining CCCBSD in 2018, she was a staff psychologist in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Szarkowski brings to CCCBSD her experience as a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience providing direct services to children who are deaf, hard of hearing, and/or have other complex needs. She recognized a need for connecting the exemplary services and expertise of CCCBSD to the wider community, which led to the founding of The Institute and The Clinic.
At The Clinic at CCCBSD, Dr. Szarkowski conducts psychological/neuropsychological assessments and provides guidance and support to families to address their child’s needs. She consults with and offers training to schools, districts, and organizations across a variety of clinic-related topics. Dr. Szarkowski utilizes English as her first language, and ASL as her second.