School ProgramFor Current Parents: Click here to visit the Parent Portal.

The School Program will be using a Remote Microphone (RM) system this year. Click here to learn more.

The School Program, located at the Child’s Voice Wood Dale site, offers a busy, full-day program for children ages 3-8 years old. All students have hearing loss and utilize their cochlear implant or hearing aid to gain access to sound.

Work Disguised as Play

  • Students move between small group classrooms and a large group (10-12 students).
  • Curriculum is aligned with Illinois Early Learning Standards and Common Core State Standards.
  • Certified by the Illinois State Board of Education.
  • Play-based learning, focused on necessary educational components while incorporating a concentration on listening and spoken language skills.
    • Literacy/Reading
    • Vocabulary
    • Math
    • Social sciences
  • Self-Advocacy is taught to all students to increase their understanding of being deaf, their devices and what to expect when they transition to their home schools.
  • To support our students in development of appropriate behavior and social/emotional skills, the School Program utilizes the “Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports” (PBIS) Program. PBIS offers universal behavior reinforcement focused on positive feedback, appropriate consequences and creating a safe, respectful and responsible environment for all students. Click here to view the Child’s Voice Bullying Policy.

For more information on the School Program, please e-mail Executive Director Michele Wilkins at

Important School Information & Calendar

Click on this link for the Child’s Voice 2020-2021 School Calendar.

Click on this link for the Child’s Voice Family Handbook .

For the Child’s Voice Bullying Policy, please click here.