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Special Kids Day Visit with Santa, December 4th Elmhurst . . . .

Special Kids Day Visit with Santa event:  December 4th in Elmhurst.

visit www.skd.org for more information

Fall Membership Drive, Save $5 on your annual membership by renewing today, drive runs November 1-30. . . .

2019 FALL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

November 1-30.

Save $5 on all membership types by signing up now. 

Current memberships can renew and we will extend your existing membership 1 year.

CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER TODAY

We have several different types of memberships to choose from..  Please select the one that fits your needs (see below).

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!!!

Family/Individual    $25.00   Now $20.00

Student:    $25.00  Now $20.00

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Adult    $25.00   Now $20.00

Professional    $40.00   Now $35.00

Organizations    $50.00    Now $45.00

Prefer to pay via check?  Use the membership form and mail it in:

CLICK HERE for mail in MEMBERSHIP FORM

Upcoming 2019-2020 ASL interpreted performances at Paramount Theatre in Aurora…..

There will be two certified sign interpreters translating all dialogue and lyrics into American Sign Language at the following performances:

Tickets are on sale now.  Call 630.896.6666 or visit www.ParamountAurora.com for more info. Please share this info with your contacts who serve the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

  • See each show for $30 each. Purchase online using instructions below, or email mariew@paramountarts.com.
  • Click the performance you wish to purchase: Newsies – Beauty and the Beast – The Secret of My Success – Kinky Boots
  • Enter promo code: ASLPARAMOUNT
  • Click on the ASL Interpreted Section
  • Select your seats and click PROMO $30
  • Add to order and proceed through checkout
  • You must enter promo code to unlock ASL Interpreted section and special $30 price.

Questions?  Contact Joel Friend  tel:  630-723-2470 or contact via email at:  JoelF@paramountarts.com

Education Series for Families of Children with Cochlear Implants . . .

Are you a parent of a child with a cochlear implant?  This educational Series is for you!  Regardless of what brand of Cochlear Implant you use, you are invited.  Series of 6 educations sessions.  Dinner served and childcare provided.  

*****During this month’s topic which will be led by Dr. Lia Ferro, MED-EL Audiologist and she will be covering the purpose and the meaning behind the Ling Sound Test.*****

CLICK HERE for flyer

For more information and to register:  https://cvent.me/ExBe8

 

Hot off the Press -The IL E.A.R.S. Newsletter is packed full of information just for you …..

The most recent publication of the IL E.A.R.S newsletter is now available.

For English CLICK HERE

Para español HAGA CLIC AQUÍ

 

Have something to add to the publication for our next issue?  Contact our editor at ilhvgbys@gmail.com

Mom’s – Save the Date for the 2020 Mom’s Night Inn…. April 25th in Lisle…

Good news Moms!!!

Mom’s Night Inn has been booked. 

Registration will open in early 2020 but you might as well block your calendars now! 

This is a once a year opportunity to let your hair down, connect with other moms and just relax!

This year will be a NEW EXPERIENCE so you don’t want to miss it!

Questions:  Contact us at ilhandsandvoices@gmail.com 

Parent Advocacy App

 

Families of deaf and hard of hearing children attend meetings—Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, 504 meetings, and other types of meetings. What are these meetings about? How can you be the best advocate for your child? The Parent Advocacy app helps you to understand your child’s rights and to prepare you to work with the school in the best interest of your child.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/parent-advocacy-d-hh/id1401229367?ls=1&mt=8.xml

  Note: Apple version videos will open in your web browser. The next update will allow the videos to open within the app.

The Parent Advocacy app is a collaboration between: