Guide By Your Side (GBYS)
Guide By Your Side is a free Hands & Voices program for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our program pairs your family with a specially trained Parent Guide who has first hand experience in the journey of parenting a deaf or hard of hearing child. In addition to the one on one services provided by your assigned Parent Guide, our program can help your family:
-Get information and resources on hearing loss.
-Meet other parents who have a deaf or hard of hearing child or children.
-Connect with other organizations that offer additional support .
If you are interested in learning more about GBYS please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Advocacy Support & Training (ASTra)
The Hands & Voices ASTra program is designed to empower parents, promote self-advocacy of children with hearing loss, and build collaboration between families and professionals.
Our ASTra program can provide resources, workshops, and individualized support pertaining to the needs of your child with a hearing loss.
If you are interested in learning more about ASTra please contact email@example.com.
Hearing Device Loaner Program
Free program to families with children ages birth - 3. The goal of the program is to ensure young deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) children have access to hearing devices, un-biased parent-to-parent support and early intervention services in a timely fashion. This program aims to assist in the journey of parenting a D/HH child so they may reach developmentally appropriate speech & verbal language goals.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year we offer the opportunity for all graduating high school seniors to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship can be used for higher education at a university, community college, technical school, certification program, or other form of higher education.