Resources, Advocacy, Information, Services, and Support
CHS Youth Connections Program (CHOICES for Parents) is a statewide advisory committee of parents and professionals ensuring that children who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing and their families connect with the necessary resources, advocacy, information, services, and support within the home, school, and community.
WE are celebrating 20 years!
Join the party! Donate today to help us continue for another 20 years!
$200 for 20 years!
Founded in 2000
Every year, we support families of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing children by connecting them with resources, advocacy, information, services, and support. Help us provide the next 20 years of programming for our current and future families by donating $200! That’s $10 per year for 20 years!
~ Early Literacy programming
~ Adult role models and tutors
~ Sign Language instruction for families in English and Spanish
~ Family events, workshops, programming and more!
Your donation can support home visits for families, registration for sign language classes, and the gift of books for children to keep as their own.
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NEWborn hearing screenings
Do you think your baby may need a hearing check?
Joint Commission on Infant Hearing, 2019
We can help with any of the above! Click here to connect with us today!
Family support in the home
Take advantage of our family programs!
A key goal of CHOICES for Parents is to support parents in the early stages of literacy development with their Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or DeafBlind child and foster a love of books.
Videos & Webinars
Watch instructional videos and webinars that specifically target reading strategies you can use while reaA small taglineding with a Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or DeafBlind child.
On-going, family-centered support program that links adults who are Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing called Mentors, with families who have children who are deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing, providing an array of support services.
school and community support
Check out more opportunities below!
To foster a love of literacy, CHOICES for Parents goes into schools for READ Day with Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Programs statewide. We also sponsor the annual DEAR Day....Drop Everything And READ in schools and early intervention!
Sign Language Classes
CHOICES for Parents offers FREE American Sign Language classes taught in spoken Spanish and English. These classes are for parents whose children are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Family members are welcome.
Join us for an advisory committee meeting
We meet quarterly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month via Zoom.
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