Category Archives: 2017

The Gift of Hearing

The Greatest Gift – A Med-El Video 40 years ago the world’s first multi-channel cochlear implant was successfully implanted on December 16, 1977 in Vienna. To celebrate the anniversary, Med-El has launched ‘The Greatest Gift’ campaign, in recognition of the achievements in hearing technology and the power of the cochlear implant to enhance lives through childhood and […]

Lovin’ Literacy – Tips on Decoding for Early Readers

Reading is a process, and once students have the knowledge of letters and letter sounds, they can start to decode on their own.  When your child is reading independently, it is important for them to have a process for sounding out “tricky words”.  Here are some strategies you can practice at home: Start to say […]

The Importance of Board Games

  With school closing for two weeks, parents may ask themselves, “What will keep my little ones happy and us sane?”  There is a simple answer – Board Games! What your child wants most — and needs — is to be with you with no goal in mind beyond the joy of spending time together. Playing games […]

Want to know what the noisiest toys of 2017 are?

The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) has released its 2017 list of the top-15 noisiest toys. Noisy toys are categorized as any toy that reaches a sound level of 85 dB or higher consistently. Noise is the number one cause of hearing loss. Nearly 15 percent of school-age children […]

Books make great holiday gifts!

The holidays are quickly approaching and it is time to think about gift giving.  Books make great gifts for children of all ages.  You could choose books about the holidays or your child’s favorite character.  Books are a wonderful way to develop your child’s vocabulary, language and world knowledge. What should you look for in […]

Tommy’s Story

A Family’s Journey Tommy and his family recently shared their Child’s Voice experience to help in raising support through a mailing that was sent to the Child’s Voice family and network.  Here is their story… For our family, this time of year has always meant, “Back to School.” From our own personal school days then […]

#GivingTuesday Meet the Team with Dr. Michele

Students and Mrs. Elsa helped Dr. Michele with her video this month for #GivingTuesday.

#GivingTuesday Fun with Dr. Michele, Mrs. Elsa & Friends Dr. Michele was joined by some friends to celebrate #GivingTuesday and to share all the exciting things happening at Child’s Voice this season! Enjoy the video. Click below for more information on any of these fun events/celebrations! Autumn Gala Love to Give with Neiman Marcus Oak […]

Child’s Voice “Loves to Give” with Neiman Marcus

Child's Voice students love the "Love to Give" campaign at Neiman Marcus.

Neiman Marcus Oak Brook Chooses Child’s Voice for Love to Give Campaign On November 2, Neiman Marcus Oak Brook launched their annual Love to Give Campaign. This year’s beneficiary is Child’s Voice. Showcased with a special display on the second floor, the Love to Give Campaign is part of a nationwide effort that generates thousands […]

Child’s Voice Chosen for Community Trees

Child's Voice tree decoration for Cantigny Park McCormick Museum

Cantigny Park McCormick Community Trees Chooses Child’s Voice Child’s Voice is honored to be one of seven nonprofit organizations participating in the annual Community Trees display.  Beginning Friday, November 17 – December 30, community members and visitors can see the Child’s Voice tree on display at the McCormick House at Cantigny Park. “This time of […]

Don’t miss Roscoe Village WinterFEST!

The Roscoe Village WinterFEST is a two day event on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd.  The FEST kicks-offs with a tree lighting ceremony at 5:00PM on Saturday followed by lots of holiday shopping up and down the Roscoe Street entertained by carolers.  The festivities continue into Sunday with several family activities planned.  What […]