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Springfield IATP Open House – March 31….

IATP is so excited for this Open House 2020.  Not only will we be offering tours of our demonstration Center and people can make and take several low tech devices at no charge, but we will be displaying a few different types of older devices to show how much technology has changed in the past 30 years.

30 YEARS OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

IATP OPEN HOUSE

MARCH 31, 2020 – 2:00 PM TO 6:00 PM

ILLINOIS ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
1020 SOUTH SPRING STREET
SPRINGFIELD, IL

***TOUR OUR OFFICE AND SEE HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS CHANGED THROUGHOUT THE YEARS***

***FREE MAKE AND TAKE LOW TECH DEVICES***

***LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED***

CONTACT IATP AT 217-522-7985 BY MARCH 1 IF SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS ARE NEEDED

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER:  30 YEARS OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FLYER 2020

Mom’s Night Inn 2020, April 25-26: Registration now OPEN . . . .

Good news Moms!!!

Mom’s Night Inn Registration is now OPEN!!

CLICK HERE to be taken to our Mom’s Night Inn Page

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!

CLICK HERE to be taken to our Mom’s Night Inn Page

Questions:  Contact us at ilhandsandvoices@gmail.com 

Research Opportunity: for babies age birth – 42 months who wear hearing aids . . . .

Would you like access to resources to help with hearing aid management?

If so, you may be eligible for a study conducted by researchers at Utah State University.

The study includes:

    • Completing a six-week eHealth program and online questionnaires

Participants can receive up to $50 in Amazon eGift cards

To be eligible*:

    • Your child needs to be between birth and 42 months of age;

    • Your child needs to have a hearing aid, and

    • You need access to the Internet

*Other criteria apply

To get more information about participating in the study contact Dr. Karen Munoz:

Karen.munoz@usu.edu         (435) 797-2318             IRB #10389

For printable flyer CLICK HERE

Winter Programs for the Chicago Park District . . . . .

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Winter Programs – (please see flyers for additional information and fees)

If you have any questions about the special events or programs, please contact Tim at timothy.owens@chicagoparkdistrict.com or Sarah at sarah.faber@chicagoparkdistrict.com

 

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