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Drop Everything and Read Week for Families with Children Who Are Deaf, Deafblind or Hard of Hearing


Saturday, December 9, 2023    
All Day

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A week of fun and learning for children and individuals who are deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing

Join the Chicago Hearing Society  (CHS) Youth and Family Connections for “Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Week” Dec. 3-9.

DEAR is here!

From Dec. 3-9, CHS Youth and Family Connections will send daily emails featuring fun, skill-building activities to families, classrooms and individuals.  can drop everything and read – together., including:

  • Literacy resources
  • American Sign Language (ASL) storytelling videos
  • Book recommendations for stories with characters who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing

Drop everything and read is free.

To participate, sign up online for the DEAR email list.

Questions? Email Maddie Hinkle at