Who We Are
VOICE is an organization that develops and implements programs and services encompassing advocacy, family support, and public education. VOICE has connected hundreds of parents and families of children with hearing loss and has become one of the largest support organizations of its kind.
VOICE offers multiple programs for parents, educators, teens, children, and newly arrived families. We work through programs of advocacy, support and education to connect those with hearing loss and ensure success in their lives.
By becoming a VOICE Member you are able to contribute to the continuing support of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. You'll be given access to helpful educational and financial resources, as well as be given the opportunity to attend speciality events to connect further with those in the deaf or hard of hearing community.
Connection: You are connected to a larger group banded together to produce positive results for those living with hearing loss.
Conferences / Events: By attending our conferences, you are provided with quality education and networking opportunities with parents who have children who are deaf or hard of hearing, professionals, and educators. VOICE regularly hosts events for children who are deaf or hard of hearing as well so they too, can connect and learn from other children. As a VOICE Member, you're also able to attend these events at a reduced cost!
Public Policy / Advocacy: VOICE values the opinions of its members and has programs centred on assuring that your voice is being heard. By having a network of Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) professionals and Provincial Parent Association Committee (PPAC) individuals, VOICE is able to reach and share impactful resources and contacts for members more quickly.
Free Informational Services: VOICE keeps members in touch with each other and current issues through the website and email newsletter updates of emerging issues relevant to hearing loss. As a member, you remain informed about the ongoings of deafness and hearing loss in your region.Read more
We need your help
With your help, children and families experiencing hearing loss can recieve the assitance they need. Whether that be connections to hearing loss professionals, therapy, or hearing aid technology. Every donation makes a difference!
*We are having issues with the our new system for membership as we have to manually input all members who paid prior to our new system going into effect so please be patient and you will receive an email when completed.
Thank you to all the school who participated in our DRESS LOUD Day! To send in funds, please make cheque payable to VOICE for deaf and hard of hearing children and mail to 478 Dundas St. West, P.O.Box 30045, Oakville, Ontario L6H 6Y3
The Gift of Hearing Fund and Louise Crawford Scholarship Applications for 2019 are now CLOSED!
Congratulations to Zaiga Barrie, Johanna Ashbourn and Sofia Nikas our 2019 Louise Crawford Scholarship winners!
We are proud to announce, we were able to support our members and students to the sum of $16,500 with The Gift of Hearing and the Louise Crawford Scholarship for our fiscal year ending May 31, 2019!
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