Resources, Advocacy, Information, Services, and Support
CHOICES for Parents is a statewide coalition 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.
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.
Request a Mentor Now!
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.
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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
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Join us for a coalition meeting
We meet approximately every 6-8 weeks. You can join us onsite or by phone/video conferencing.
All meetings start at 10:00 am
Jan 14, 2020 @ CHS
Feb 25, 2020 @ ISRC
April 14, 2020 @ Online
May 19, 2020 @ ISRC
June 30, 2020 @ CHS
Aug 11, 2020 @ ISRC
Sept 22, 2020 @ CHS
Nov 3, 2020 @ ISRC
Dec 15, 2020 @ CHS
CHS: 1444 W. Willow St., Chicago, IL 60642
ISRC: 3444 Dundee Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062
Zoom Call-in Information:
https://zoom.us/j/6519468308 or 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 651 946 8308
ASL interpreters are available at all meetings.
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