Tag Archives: deaf education

Alumni Success Story – Congrats Sydney!

Congratulations to Child’s Voice 2008 Graduate, Sydney! Congratulations to Child’s Voice Class of 2008 Graduate, Sydney. Sydney is a member of the Mundelein High School gymnastics team. She recently won first place on the uneven bars, and her team won first place in their regionals. To read more, visit https://www.dailyherald.com/…/mundelein-wins-regional-title… Way to go, Sydney! We are […]

Child’s Voice Launches Crayola ColorCycle

Turn Markers into Energy by Donating Used Markers to our ColorCycle Program! We are excited to announce the launch of our Crayola ColorCycle – an amazing program devised to re-purpose used markers rather than sending them to landfills. Since 2013, the Crayola  ColorCycle program has re-purposed more than 70 tons of expended markers in the US […]

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 […]

Illinois School for the Deaf to Host Parent Conferences

The Illinois School for the Deaf is hosting their annual Outreach Statewide Parent Conferences The ISD has announced their dates for the 2019 Conference for Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.  In 2019, there are four dates and locations to choose from: South of Seventy – Marion, IL – Saturday, February […]

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of our Audiology Program

Our Audiology Program is celebrating 10 years! Dr. Dawn will be submitting blogs throughout the year to celebrate the wonderful accomplishments of our Audiology Program.  Here is her blog on Giving Thanks: Giving Thanks and a Giant Turkey! During the hustle and bustle at the end of the year, it is impossible to find a […]

Alumni Success Story – Meet Mia

Alumni Success Story – Meet Mia Child’s Voice Alumna Elected to Student Council We are so proud of Mia, a 2015 Child’s Voice graduate!  She is now a 4th grader at Romona Elementary School in Wilmette.  She was elected to her school council by submitting the following letter to her schoolmates: I am interested in […]

A Hearing Loss Podcast – Episode 6 Notes

Our 6th Child’s Voice Podcast was released on November 7, 2018.  To listen to the Podcast, please Click Here. Show Notes On today’s episode of All Ears at Child’s Voice: A Hearing Loss Podcast, Tatum and Jessica interviewed Landon Lacey on the topic of Theory of Mind. Here are some of the takeaways: Theory of mind is […]

Kindness Patrol Launched at Child’s Voice

Child's Voice Kindness Patrol offers students a chance to recognize kind acts.

Celebrating Kindness at Child’s Voice Child’s Voice has announced a new sheriff in town… the Kindness Patrol! This year has been a celebration of being a good neighbor and the importance of kindness. Students are acting as Kindness Patrol officers, encouraging and recognizing one another when they find them doing kind acts toward one another. […]

Technology Advances Learning at Child’s Voice

Child's Voice students learn from Ms. Heather using a SMART Board in class.

Child’s Voice has added SMART Board technology to five of its classrooms through the help of community supporters.  The Program continues to seek support for its SMART Board Project to install this exciting technology into each classroom. A SMART Board is an interactive whiteboard that functions as a touch screen, allowing students and teachers to […]

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 […]