Chicago Park District Upcoming Events for Children who are d/hoh …..

D.A.D.D.S 

Dads Among Dads of Deaf Students

for deaf or hard-of-hearing youth & teens with their Dads, Grand-dads, Uncles, or other Men in their lives

FIRST MEETING, Friday Night 7pm-9pm

Archer Park, 4901 S. Kilbourn Ave

A unique opportunity for Dads/Men to meet other Dads/Men & participate with their kids in some fun-filled activities of special events happening within the city!

CLICK HERE for Flyer in English

CLICK HERE for Flyer in Spanish


Chicago KIDS & Parents Club

Saturday, January 21st

Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island

1521 S. Linn White Drive (indoor/outdoor activities!)

12pm-4pm

FREE

Parking $3

CLICK HERE for flyer

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Sunday, February 12th

Family Art at Hyde Park Art Center

5020 S. Cornell

1-4pm

FREE

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Sunday, March 18th

Family Bowl at Diversey River Bowl

1-3pm

Fee TBD

Gallaudet Summer Youth Camps ……

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Here’s the Gallaudet University 2017 Summer Youth Camps (SYC) Flyer. You can learn more about our Summer Youth Camps by checking their website:

CLICK HERE FOR SUMMERCAMP INFORMATION

If you have any further questions about Gallaudet’s Summer Youth Camp, please contact them at youthprograms@gallaudet.edu.

 

 

Our Call For All Schedule has been released…. What topics will you call in for? …..

All are welcome to join us for our monthly FREE Calls For All! 

This month you can participate in our spoken English call about Positive Discipline strategies on 1/23 at 8:30pm CST

Our call in spoken Spanish will be on 1/31 at 8:30pm CST and will feature one of the Cochlear Implant companies. 

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CLICK HERE for the English Schedule

CLICK HERE for Spanish Schedule

Our Biennial Silent Auction/Charity Dinner is a GREAT NIGHT! Don’t miss out!! Register today…..

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The IL Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side

2nd Biennial Silent Auction

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Lisle, Illinois

Entertainment by:

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CLICK HERE to be redirected to our AUCTION PAGE

Hot off the press!!! IL EARS Winter Newsletter is here!!!

The IL EARS Winter newsletter is ready for you to read!  Check it out….both English and Spanish versions available below.

Dec 2016 IL EARS English

Dec 2016 IL EARS Spanish

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.

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