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~ AEHI and AGBMS Present Cued Speech Workshops - Monthly 9am-3:30pm
www.agbms.org or [email protected] for info and questions
9300 Capitol Dr. Wheeling, IL 60090 847-850-5490.
Offered once a month on November 10, December 8
Classes offered at beginning, intermediate, and transliterate levels. Cost is $75.
Thank you Victoria Burrows!
Mayor Bloomberg's sign language interpreter during Hurricane Sandy received much attention from the media. Her animated and expressive interpreting was the talk of hearing and deaf/hard of hearing people across the nation.
Highlights of this issue:
2012 Champions for Children Award
Merle Reskin Theater
60 E. Balbo Drive , Chicago, IL 60605
A Wrinkle In Time - KID'S SHOW
Thursday - Nov 15 @ 10:00 AM
Saturday - Nov 17 @ 2:00 PM (followed by ice cream social $7.00)
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy - KID'S SHOW
Thursday - Feb 21 @ 10:00 AM
Saturday - Feb 23 @ 2:00 PM (followed by ice cream social $7.00)
Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika
Sunday Feb 17 @ 2:00 PM
The Coral King - KID'S SHOW
Saturday Apr 27 @ 2:00 PM (followed by ice cream social $7.00)
Tuesday Apr 30 @ 10:00 AM
Measure for Measure
Sunday Apr 28 @ 2:00 PM
MFA - to be announced
Sunday May 26 @ 2:00 PM
Box Office TTY: 773-325-7975
9th-12th Graders - Express yourself through art and win exciting prizes! Enter today!
Teachers - Your talented students will need your sponsorship to enter. Explore the links above for more details or to enter your student.
Award Categories - There will be a first place and honorable mention for each of the following categories: Web Design, Graphic Media, 3-D Animation, Interactive Media, Film and Photo Illustration.
Deadline - Deadline to enter: January 15, 2013
Prizes - The winner in each category gets a $250 prize and transportation, lodging and food for the student and a parent or guardian to come to Rochester for an awards ceremony in Summer 2013.
For more information visit: http://www.ntid.rit.edu/prospective/daac/
Check out the winners of the 2012 competition!
Karen's new book about raising children who have a hearing loss is now available for purchase on Amazon. Check it out!
"The Parenting Journey, Raising Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children" will soon be available for loan from our ISRC library as well. www.isrc.us/library
Get it free and easy from ISRC. This one-minute timer is in PowerPoint format with and without sound. Display it on a laptop or smart board to indicate: time for class to start, closing of an activity, mad minute, transition, etc. Be on the lookout for a five-minute timer soon.
Sharing Books With Your Baby
Illinois Early Learning Project
Tips for parents and other family members on sharing books and other literacy activities with infants, available in English, Spanish, and Polish.
Published Date: Jan 2012
Ready for Success: Creating Collaborative and Thoughtful Transitions into Kindergarten
Patton, C., & Wang, J. (Harvard Family Research Project)
This brief looks at ways to help "make the transition into kindergarten a positive experience...using effective collaborative approaches."
Published Date: Sep 2012
The Tool Box - Parent Involvement Webinar presentations, Family Engagement Tool Orientation, Parent Involvement in Action Series (innovative strategies schools across the country have used to successfully engage families in their children's learning)
Resources in Spanish - Booklets, tip sheets, and parent-child activities that are useful at any academic level
Ask a Parenting Question - IllinoisParents staff will help you find research-based information about the development, care, and education of children, and provide referrals to local agencies, organizations, libraries, and other services.
Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions (Book)
Summary: "Discusses handling children with intense emotions, including managing emotional outbursts both at home and in public, promoting mindfulness, and teaching correct behavioral principles to children."
Link to Catalog
**Remember our materials are free to borrow and will be mailed to you directly with return postage included. You are invited to take advantage of this extremely valuable resource. The library consists of an expanding collection of over 1200 items, including books, videotapes, audiotapes, test kits, and games related to deafness, deaf culture, sign language, audiology, mental health, behavior management, parenting, and administration. For more information or to request a specific item, please call ISRC at (847)559-8195 or (800)550-4772, e-mail us at [email protected], or visit http://www.isrc.us **