Tag Archives: parent advocacy

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 […]

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 […]

Child’s Voice staff and families enjoy “Read Around Town” event

CHILD’S VOICE STUDENTS ON THE ROAD TO READING On Saturday, the Child’s Voice Read Around Town Program hosted dozens of parents and children for the “Road to Reading” literacy workshop. This event featured four pit stops for families to learn about different reading components. The pit stops focused on reading strategies, comprehension, sight words, phonics, […]

Baby Beats

Music-based early intervention app makes listening exercises fun We are happy to share this article posted by www.hearinglikeme.com about  BabyBeats™, a musical journey of sounds, music and voice helping little ones learn to listen and communicate. Child’s Voice currently uses the app in therapy sessions.  To read the complete article, please Click Here. Written by Melissa Hyder […]

Social Security benefits for children with hearing loss

Qualifying for Social Security With Childhood Hearing Loss If your child experiences hearing loss, he or she may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers financial resources for people of all ages, including children under age 18. While many children with hearing loss will meet medical criteria for approval, […]

Looking for things to do over Spring Break?

Keep Skills Sharp During Spring Break. Help your child stay at the top of his learning game  — no flashcards involved! Spring break means a well-deserved reprieve from homework and daily obligations.  But before you know it, the break will be over and it will be back to the bus stop.  Don’t let school skills […]

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 […]

Illinois Hands & Voices – Mom’s Night Inn 2018

Illinois Hands and Voices – Moms Night Inn 2018 Saturday, March 3th – Sunday, March 4th Wyndham City Centre Springfield, IL Saturday, April 14th – Sunday, April 15th Hyatt Regency Lisle, IL Illinois Hands & Voices announces another fun, event! Mom’s Night Inn is an overnight retreat for moms or female caregivers who are raising […]

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 […]