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Dr. Michele’s Recap of our staff’s trip to Israel

Dr. Michele’s Recap  – Child’s Voice Staff Travels to Israel So far away yet so close! Yes, our partnership with Beit MICHA, in Tel Aviv Israel has officially kicked off. The team from Child’s Voice included Principal Wendy Adler, Special Service Coordinator Melissa Lundt, Professional Development Coordinator Wendy Deters, Early Intervention Specialist Tatum Fritz and […]

Larkin HS is “Bringing a Book to Life”

The VPAA Dance Program at Larkin High School is “Bringing a Book to Life” Bringing a book to life can be a lot of fun with young children.  We are happy to share some news of an upcoming event from our friends at District U46: The Visual and Performing Arts Academy Dance program at Larkin […]

AG Bell Academic Scholarship Opportunities

Hey Alumni! The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for full-time students who are deaf and hard of hearing and who are pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited mainstream college or university. A limited number of scholarships are also available for those pursuing a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lovin’ Literacy – Are you asking the right questions?

Are you asking the right questions when reading with your child?  Good readers are active readers.  As you move from ‘learning to read’ into ‘reading to learn’,  make sure you understand the meaning of the text. It is important to ask questions before, during and after reading.  Here are some examples of questions you can ask in […]

Rollen Cooper, M.S., LSLS Cert., AVed, named to AG Bell Academy Mentoring Task Force

Child’s Voice is proud to announce that Rollen Cooper, Director of Early Intervention, has been appointed to the AG Bell Academy Mentoring Task Force.  Rollen also serves on the Board of Directors for the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language , a position he has had since 2013.  He also serves on the […]