SAVE THE DATE!!! 2nd Biennial IL Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side Silent Auction/Charity Dinner… April 22nd 2017…

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Visit our Auction Page for more information about sponsorship, volunteering at the event and current status of the event:

https://ilhandsandvoices.org/auction-2017/

MOMS NIGHT INN 2017 (March 4-5, Lisle) Registration is now open….

Moms Night Inn Registration is now open..

Register today, space is limited.

Scholarships are available, please contact us if you need financial assistance.

ilhandsandvoices@gmail.com OR 630.697.3544 V/Text

CLICK HERE to be taken to our Moms Night Inn Page

ISRC Parent Cafe, Literacy Night – December 16th in Frankfort….

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Chicago Childrens Theatre … The Hundred Day Dress …. Deaf/Hard of Hearing Access dates …..

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CHICAGO CHILDREN’S THEATER PRESENTS THE SMASH HIT THE HUNDRED DRESSES IS BACK FOR A NEW GENERATION OF KIDS; FUN, FUNKY MUSICAL WITH
ANTI-BULLYING THEME RUNS JAN. 17- FEB. 12, 2017 
THE RUTH PAGE Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago
Show times are Tuesdays through Friday at
10 a.m., Saturdays at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., and Sundays at 11 a.m. and
2 p.m. 

Access Weekend for The Hundred Dresses

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Access Weekend for The Hundred Dresses is Saturday and Sunday, February 4 and 5, with services for persons with disabilities integrated into public performances. These include:

Live open captioning for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing:
Saturday, February 4 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m
Sunday, November 13 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sensory friendly performance with quiet room for children on the autism spectrum or with Down Syndrome:
Saturday, February 25 at 11 a.m.

For more information visit chicagochildrenstheatre.org, or call (773) 227-0180.

Winter – Holiday Programs presented through Chicago Park District …..

2 Special Events will be happening in December; Winter Holiday Camp for ages 6-12 and High School Holiday Party.

If your child is interested in the Winter Camp, please register online or you can go in-person at Horner Park.

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Teen Holiday Party, there is a Participant form in both English or Spanish that will need to be filled out and if your teen is interested in attending the party, he/she must bring the form (at the bottom of this message).

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Any questions about Winter Camp or the Teen Holiday Party, Contact:

Sarah B. Faber, Program Specialist, Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing

sarah.faber@chicagoparkdistrict.com

 Click here to visit the Chicago Park Districts Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing website

  Don’t forget Chicago Park District has their Family Lincoln Park Zoo Light event on Sunday, December 18th!

FREE Parent Conferences – 3 LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT ILLINOIS… Register today ….

The Illinois School for the Deaf Outreach Department is hosting their annual Parent Conferences for 2017…

These conferences are free to parents and professionals.  

Parents looking to learn more about how they can help their child who is deaf or hard of hearing should attend and learn new and updated information.

Professionals seeking EI or PD credit should consider this full day program, not only do you receive credit – you also get to hear what parents are feeling and thinking..

February 25th in Marion IL

March 11th in Wheeling IL

April 8th in Jacksonville IL

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CLICK HERE for English Flyer

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ para Spanish Flyer

Questions??

Contact Desa Johnson – desa.johnson@illinois.gov

Illinois Hands & Voices is seeking new board members… Consider applying today….

If you are interested in becoming a board member for IL Hands & Voices please read the introduction letter, fill out the application and application part 2 and forward it to us at ilhandsandvoices@gmail.com.

Questions?  

Contact our Board President, Andrea Marwah at ilhandsandvoices@gmail.com OR 630.697.3544 v/text.

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Board Member Interest Letter CLICK HERE

Board Application Part 1 – CLICK HERE

Board Application Part 2 – CLICK HERE

Did you know…………..

We have many recorded webinars from our Guide By Your Side “Call For All” series.  They are available for you to view when you need new information or just a refresher.  It’s easy, just

 CLICK HERE

and start learning today…

Many recordings in both English and Spanish are available,take advantage of the invaluable resource of knowledge.