child's voice historySince 1996, Child’s Voice has provided the services necessary to give children with hearing loss the tools they need to succeed in a hearing world.

Founded by three families who wanted more for their children, Child’s Voice was created to be a school where children could learn to listen and verbally communicate.

Six children attended Child’s Voice the first year and enrollment in the 2017-2018 school year exceeded 200 families with children from just a few months to eight years old.

1996: Child’s Voice opens with 6 students in Elmhurst, IL on February 15th.

2000: Child’s Voice opens the Early Intervention Program.

2001: Child’s Voice offers Mainstream Support Services to our alumni.

2003: Child’s Voice moves to Wood Dale, IL.

2008: Audiology Center opens to support the School and EI Programs as well as our students with device support and audiological care.

2009: Child’s Voice Learning Center teacher, Jeanette Hachmeister recognized by the Golden Apple Foundation for demonstrated excellence in teaching.

2011: Child’s Voice celebrates 15 years of providing listening and spoken language education to children with hearing loss on February 15th!

2012: Child’s Voice graduated the largest class (to date) of students ready for their mainstream, neighborhood schools with 18 graduates on Friday, May 25th!

2012: The Early Intervention Program expands services with the Toddler Program into Chicago/Roscoe Village at 1846 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago.

2013: The Audiology Center expands with the addition of the Pediatric Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (PEHDI) ® Program at the Wood Dale site.

2015: Child’s Voice provided service and support for over 200 children with hearing loss.

2016:  Child’s Voice spent the year commemorating their 20th Anniversary with a #SmileyCV social media campaign.  Hundreds of photos with the new mascot were shared around the world.

2017:  Child’s Voice hosts it’s most successful fundraising events to date, the Golf Tournament and Autumn Gala!

2018:  Child’s Voice Audiology Program celebrates 10th Anniversary.  Completes 3 Cochlear Implant activations!