This Saturday, March 18th – 2 great family events – 2 locations to choose from… Don’t delay, RSVP today!!! ……
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PLEASE RSVP if you plan attend. We look forward to seeing you!
The Pediatric Clinical Faculty at Northwestern Center for Audiology, Speech,
Language, and Learning are excited to announce a new summer aural rehabilitation camp for children who have hearing loss and communicate using listening and spoken language. Camps are facilitated by a pediatric audiologist and speech language pathologist.
See the attached flyer for details and registration information.
See the below flyer for information about a great, free event being held June 11-16, 2017! Institute is for families of children, age 6 months to 5 years with moderate, severe or profound hearing loss in both ears. The Institute brings together families from all over the state. At Institute families spend 5 days with the best staff in the field of deafness in the state. The staff gives information needed to help families make choices along the path of raising a child with a hearing loss. Topics for the week cover:
- Language development
- Communication options
- Hearing aids and cochlear implants
- Reading to a child with a hearing loss
- Working with a child’s behavior
- Working with the school
- Reading an audiogram and learning about the reports from the audiologist
Children receive audiology, psychology, speech/language, vision and education testing. All are free of charge! It is a week of learning and getting to know others who are going through some of the same things.
Institute is a team effort of: Illinois Department of Human Services: Department of Rehabilitation Services, Illinois School for the Deaf and Bureau of Early Intervention; Illinois State Board of Education; Illinois Department of Public Health; University of Illinois at Chicago – Division of Specialized Care for Children; and other state and local groups for people with a hearing loss.
Call now to join us June 11-16, 2017 at the Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, Illinois! For more information about the Institute and to enroll, contact UIC- Specialized Care for Children at: 1-800-322-3722. Or email: Institute@exchange.dscc.uic.edu. If your child is enrolled with UIC – Specialized Care for Children, please contact your Care Coordinator.