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KidFest 2019 is June 1st in Chicago…

Check out the flyer for more information.





Sign Language Classes Starting May 1st…

Sign Language Class 2019

Gallaudet is Offering Summer Classes…

Gallaudet Summer Programs

Summer Camp for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children age 9-16….. June 23-28….

The Illinois School for the Deaf has redesigned it’s summer camps.

For kids who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (regardless of their mode of communication)

Ages 9 through 16.

June 23 – 28.

Don’t miss it!

For more information visit their website at:  http://illinoisdeaf.org/outreach


CLICK HERE to download the flyer

Expecting Health is Conducting a Survey on Newborn Hearing Screen. Please Help…

Your parent/family voice is needed on a survey to better understand what families need for #newbornscreening education. Expecting Health, a non-profit organization focused on engaging families and health professionals to better understand what parents know about newborn screening is conducting this survey. To learn more and complete the survey click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P5D363H.

Hot off the Press! The IL E.A.R.S. Newsletter, February 2019 ….

Don’t miss the newest edition of the IL E.A.R.S. Newsletter for awesome information on events and resources near you!


Newsletter in English CLICK HERE

Boletín en español HAGA CLIC AQUÍ

Questions?  or to submit articles or advertisements for our next newsletter contact us at ilhvgbys@gmail.com 

Parent/Child Survey – Vanderbilt Fatigue Scale for Children with Hearing Loss (children age 11-17) …..

Sharing: The Listening and Learning Lab at Vanderbilt is currently developing a questionnaire to identify children struggling with listening-related fatigue. We invite parents of children with or without hearing loss (age 6-17) and children with or without hearing loss (age 11-17) to fill out a brief online survey about listening fatigue. If both parent and child will participate, they must complete the questionnaire at the same time. Participants will be entered into a drawing for a $200 gift card.

SURVEY LINK: https://is.gd/vfschlfatiguescale