Access Chicago, 2018 Expo for People With Disabilities on July 19th…

To download the flyer, click here: Access Chicago 7.19.18.

Access Chicago



Northwestern University Research Opportunity…

For more information to download flyer for NU Study – TGC.NW Research

Paramount Theatrical Performances for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patrons…

Ever thought of visiting the Paramount Theater in Aurora, but you were looking for the dialogue and lyrics to be in American Sign Language? Well, they have the following performances coming up…

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

Call 630.896.6666 or email, and ask for the Sign Interpreted Performance.  Let us know how Paramount can ever be of help to you.

Barry DeBois plays Guy and Tiffany Topol plays Girl in Once.Screenshot-2018-4-10 Once - April 25 - June 3

CARTER’s Silent Weekend Coming Up…

CARTER’s Silent Weekend is August 4-5th, 2018. Click CARTER’s Silent Weekend 2018 to download PDF.

CARTER's Silent Weekend 2018

Educational Series in Spanish! …..

Illinois Manos & Voces (IL Hands & Voices) is pleased to present several different hearing loss topics in Spanish.

It’s simple to forward this valuable inforamation on to parents and professionals who speak Spanish or work with families who speak Spanish.

CLICK HERE to download the flyer and learn more

This flyer contains all the topics we’ve recoreded with hyperlinks directly to whichever topic is chosen.


IL Hands & Voices feature on NCTV17 Spotlight …..

Our President – Andrea Marwah and Vice President – Melissa Martin were featured on NCTV17’s spotlight program to give awareness on what we do here at IL Hands & Voices.


Do you want to know more?

Contact us today!

We would love to hear from you.

Message from Lions of Illinois Foundation – Camp Lions

Greetings from the Lions of Illinois Foundation – Camp Lions.  We are so excited to share with you our Camp Lions 2018 camp session dates.

Click on the links below for the brochure about Camp Lions, the new camp being offered called High Adventure Tech Camp, and the Camp application.

2018 Youth Brochure Tech Camp 2018 2018 Camp Lions Application


This information is geared toward children that are:  Deaf/HoH, Blind/Low Vision or are both AND are Illinois residents.


The dates are as follows:

1st Camp – Youth Camp for Blind/Low Vision and Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Sunday, June 24th through Saturday, June 30th

Camp Henry Horner – 26710 West Nippersink Road, Ingleside, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, June 24th – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, June 30th – 9am until 11am


2nd Camp – Youth Camp – High Adventure Tech Camp – Ages 13 – 17

Sunday, July 1st through Friday, July 6th

Camp Cedar Pont – 1327 Camp Cedar Point Lane, Makanda, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 1st – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Friday, July 6th – 4pm until 6pm


3rd Camp – Youth Camp for Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Sunday, July 15th through Saturday, July 21st

East Bay Camp – 24248 Ron Smith Memorial Highway, Hudson, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 15th – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, July 21st – 9am until 11am


4th Camp – Youth Camp for Blind/Low Vision

Sunday, July 22nd through Saturday, July 28th

East Bay Camp – 24248 Ron Smith Memorial Highway, Hudson, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 22nd – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, July 28th – 9am until 11am


5th Camp – Youth Camp for Blind/Low Vision and Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Sunday, July 29th through Saturday, August 4th

At Camp Manitowa, 12770 JN. Benton Road, Benton, IL

Check-in:  Sunday, July 29th – 2pm until 4pm

Check-out:  Saturday, August 4th – 9am until 11am


Also , you could find the application on our website at:


If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Camp Lions.  The contact information is:


Camp Lions

Lions of Illinois Foundation

2254 Oakland Drive

Sycamore, IL  60178


800-955-5466 – Toll Free Number

815-862-2074 – Fax