Tag Archives: listening

Child’s Voice celebrates Better Hearing & Speech Month

During the month of May, Child’s Voice will be celebrating Better Hearing & Speech Month by featuring all of our Programs in a “Spotlight Saturday” feature.  This week’s feature is on our Audiology Center. Good access to sound builds the foundation needed for a child to learn, to listen and to speak. Our resident audiologists, […]

Hear Indiana Listening and Spoken Language Camp

Six Days – Five Nights – Zero Parents – Countless Friends Hear Indiana’s Listening and Spoken Language Camp gives children and teenagers with hearing loss (ages 8 – 18) the opportunity to make new friends with shared life experiences.  The camp works to further leadership and assertiveness skills in a structured atmosphere: “Fun with a […]

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 […]

Child’s Voice partners with Northwestern University Research Group

CHILD’S VOICE PARTNERS WITH NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY RESEARCH GROUP –  Helping children with hearing loss. The Child’s Voice School Program is partnering with Northwestern University’s Early Intervention Research Group (EIRG). This collaboration will improve treatment and intervention methods for children with hearing loss. Northwestern University’s Early Intervention Research Group’s overall mission is to support and enhance […]

FHSR Associate Board presents Bowling With Friends

The Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation Associate Board is holding their “Bowling With Friends” event at Pinstripes in Oak Brook on Sunday March 4th from noon to 2:00 pm.  Children 5 years of age and older are invited to attend this fun, free bowling and pizza party.  This event will be an excellent way […]

Lovin’ Literacy – Building Comprehension

Child's Voice student reading with their parent

Children learn to read through reading sight words and learning to decode the sounds in each word.  Then they have to learn to comprehend what they’ve read.  Reading comprehension can be a challenge for students with a hearing loss due to vocabulary and language delays. One way parents can work on reading comprehension at home […]

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 […]

Child’s Voice Family Reunion

Please join us for the 5th Annual Family Reunion! This year’s Family Reunion will be all about seeing old friends and making new ones. We have listened to your feedback around this annula event, and have made some changes.  Our ticket cost will be reduced to $5 for adults (16 and up) and $1 for […]

#ILGiveCommunity

Support us on May 30th – May 31st for #ILGiveCommunity – a fun, easy and flexible way to donate and to learn more about organizations that help our community!

Speech & Hearing Month – Comprehension

This month is Better Hearing & Speech Month so we will be posting some interesting information on listening and speaking skills, two subjects near-and-dear to Child’s Voice.  This article focuses on Checking for Comprehension of Verbal Words in Babies and Toddlers.  Our EI staff focuses on this each day with our toddlers. We know a […]