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Words from Dr. Michele

March 2019 Happy Spring—if it ever gets here! I am just returning from a national/international conference called EHDI, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. This year, the conference was held in Chicago. Our entire Early Intervention Staff, Audiologists, and I attended the two-day conference. The Director of Early Intervention, Mr. Rollen Cooper, along with Chicago Lead […]

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 […]

Happy Halloween from Dr. Michele

Dr. Michele shares the latest from Child's Voice.

Happy Halloween! Here is the latest from Dr. Michele! Links to the reports that Dr. Michele shared: FY2018 Childs Voice Impact Report or here to see past Impact Reports, Child’s Voice Strategic Plan 2019-2021.

Child’s Voice is Updating Their Strategic Plan

Child’s Voice Strategic Planning Process Every three years Child’s Voice updates its strategic plan. We have been doing this every three years since I first joined the team in 1999. Referring to an old saying, “we’ve come a long way, baby”, we surely have! Child’s Voice has grown leaps and bounds since 1999.  For the […]

Has your child heard 45 million words?

Has your child heard 45 million words? They should by age 4. Happy July! This year, I spent July 4th in Chicago on the rooftop of a close friend. The fireworks were fabulous! And, you could see all the way to the suburbs – what great views!  There were many children at the party, and their […]

Child’s Voice announces Laurie McMahon as 2018 Voice from the Heart Honoree

CHILD’S VOICE ANNOUNCES LAURIE MCMAHON AS 2018 VOICE FROM THE HEART HONOREE   Child’s Voice has selected Laurie McMahon as the 2018 Voice from the Heart Honoree, an award that will be shared at the November 3, 2018 Child’s Voice Autumn Gala.  The Gala raises funds to support Child’s Voice programs that benefit students with […]

Words from Dr. Michele: Celebrating Better Hearing & Speech Month

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month At Child’s Voice, we are experts at what we do. We teach infants through lower elementary aged children with hearing loss how to listen and speak. We are extremely good at doing this. On May 17th, 11 of our students graduated! Yes, the graduates wore caps and gowns! […]

Child’s Voice kicks off fundraiser to celebrate Earth Day

We Need Your Help! Child’s Voice FUNDrive starts Monday, April 23rd We are excited to kick off a special FUNDrive with our School Program.  From Monday, April 23rd thru Thursday, May 3rd, Child’s Voice will be collecting clothing or other soft good items that will be donate to others less fortunate.  We thought this was […]

Developing your child’s vocabulary – an easy process to make learning fun and meaningful.

Have you ever gotten a vocabulary word list from your child’s teacher, and then wondered what to do with it? Talk is vital to a child’s brain development.  Not just baby talk. Any kind of talk with young children enhances their vocabulary skills.  At Child’s Voice, our teachers work very hard to develop your child’s […]

Hear the latest from Dr. Michele

Hear the latest from Dr. Michele We recently launched our Smiling Voices Fund. This annual fund support will directly impact Child’s Voice programs including the Early Intervention and School Programs, Mainstream Outreach and Support, and the Audiology Center.  To hear more from Dr. Michele, please click below.