Celebrate Dress Loud Day 2022!
May is Speech & Language Awareness Month and we'll be celebrating Dress Loud Day... ALL month long!
Join us from the comfort of your own home to celebrate and enjoy a month all about raising awareness for the deaf and hard of hearing community.
What your donation and support with give:
-Give parents the support & hope they need in raising their child with hearing loss
-Enable children to become fully independent & integrated members of the community
-Providing Acceptance to often misunderstood population within your communities
-Provide the general public with information about children & hearing loss
-Advocate for, and on behalf of, children with hearing loss to attain critical supports and services crucial to the wellbeing of children with hearing loss & their families.
With the help from various Ontario Certified Teachers of the deaf, we have developed ready-made lesson plans and activities aimed at raising awareness and building education around the deaf and hard of hearing community. Learn more below!
Dress Loud Day 2022 Activities for Educators
Enjoy these ready-made lesson plans and activities to share with colleagues and students in-class or virtually! The activities have been designed for wide-ranging age groups and are aimed at spreading awareness and building education around what it means to be deaf or hard of hearing.
Activity 1: Which One Doesn't Belong? (Oral Language Discussion)
Activity 2: Multiple Jams from @GiftedTawk
Activity 3: Self-Advocacy/Problem Solving Situations
Activity 4: Memory Game: Hearing Technology
Activity 5: Should I Wear My Hearing Aids Game
Activity 6: Escape Room: Ear Parts & Hearing Technology
Activity 7: Jeopardy Game aimed at grades 4-6
Dress Loud Day 2022 Activities for Families
Calling all VOICE Members and families! You can participate in Dress Loud Day... from the comfort of your own home! Pick any day in May to wear your most wild, colourful and LOUD outfit around your house (and if you're brave, your neighbourhood!) to support VOICE and the deaf and hard of hearing community. Don't forget to snap a picture of your fun outfits to post on social media and tag us at @voice4deafkids.com or email us a picture at firstname.lastname@example.org - everyone who participates will be entered to win a super fun and exciting prize!
Download our Dress Loud Day Colouring Page and have your children colour it. Post a picture of your child with the colouring page on your social media (or email it to us at email@example.com) to be entered into a draw for a fun prize! Tag us at @voice4deafkids.com.
For VOICE Members and our greater community, we encourage you not only to check out the helpful information and activities prepared for educators, but also take part in dressing LOUD! Pick any day in May to wear your most wild, colourful and fun outfit... and be sure to snap a picture for social media and tag us at @voice4deafkids - everyone who tags us in a picture will be entered to win a prize!
One last thing - if you are feeling motivated, fundraise for VOICE for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children using the fundraising ideas below. Every dollar raised, no matter the amount, makes a meaningful difference at VOICE and helps us to continue our mission of advocating on behalf of and supporting deaf and hard of hearing children and their families.
Dress Loud Day 2022 Fundraising Ideas
Fundraising for VOICE for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children is easy and makes a meaningful impact on the families we support every day. Below are a list of fundraising ideas that you and your family, friends, class or colleagues can do to raise money to support VOICE. Looking to make an impact right now? Click HERE to donate now. Thank you for your incredible support.
Have an idea of your own? Amazing! Feel free to let us know about it and send us pictures, we'd love to share your support of our organization with our community!