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May 2017   Family E-newsletter
Oh the Places They'll Go!
What a wonderful celebration! On Thursday, May 18th, Child's Voice celebrated all our students at the annual Recognition Ceremony. 

Eleven students shared speeches about their time at Child's Voice as they accepted their diplomas and joined the ranks of our fantastic alumni. Read more here...
Recently Heard...
Meet Liam (on the right)...
An alumni success story, read more about Liam by  clicking here.
_SmileyCV and Dr. Michele
Visionary Voices
Dr. Michele's blog about #ILGive on May 30-31! 
Parent Resources
Institute for Parents of Preschool Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing - June 11-16, 2017
The Institute is a one-week program for parents of children (0-5 years old) with hearing loss. Held at the Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, Illinois, this offers an opportunity to learn about hearing loss, support your child will need and resources available to families. For more information, contact the Institute at (800) 322-3722. Click here for the full flyer. 

Music and Successful Listening
The staff at Child's Voice is passionate about music instruction. Not only do the children receive music instruction weekly from our music teacher, but they also experience music throughout each and every classroom. The children sing songs throughout the day - every day!  This article further explains the importance of music.

Lovin' Literacy - Developing a Love of Reading
Read our latest Lovin' Literacy articles for May, click here

Enjoy the Outside!
The wait is finally over! Summer has arrived in Chicagoland! After being cooped up most of the winter, the children are very eager to get outside for recess. This article explains the benefits to playing outside.

Other Parent Resources
Have you read the Illinois Service Resource Center's enewsletter? More great ideas and ways to support your children! Click here to see their archive of news.

Audiology Update
MED-EL has introduced Automatic Sound Management 2.0 for the Sonnet. ASM helps the processor automatically adapt to changes in the environment. It includes Microphone Directionality which helps the listener hear what is in front of them while listening in noisy conditions, Wind Noise Reduction, and Automatic Volume Control. For more information click hereTo enable ASM in your child's Sonnet processor visit your CI audiologist.

Mark Your Calendars - Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events for Families, Students & Professionals
We receive a great deal of information about upcoming events for families, students and alumni as well as professionals. To see the latest in these upcoming events, please click here. 

MED-EL Mingle - Multiple Events
Our friends at MED-EL are hosting open houses for individuals to learn about cochlear implant equipment, troubleshooting and rehab resources as well as to connect with other families. At Child's Voice Wood Dale on June 7th. Click here  for more details. 

Parent Advocacy Training
Training is being offered at Child's Voice for parents of children with hearing loss and other special needs. This will include IDEA Law information. Click here for the full flyer with details. 

Child's Voice Golf Tournament
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Cantigny Golf Club. Click here for more.
THANK YOU! This year's event is sold out! We still have tickets for the Dinner and you can see not one, not two but THREE of our alumni share their success stories. We hope to see you there!

Please save the date - Autumn Gala
Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Morton Arboretum

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