The Office of Diverse Learner Supports & Services offers free screenings (hearing/vision, speech/language, problem solving, social skills, fine/gross motor, listening/attending) for children up to 5 years old. These "child find" screenings are for children WHO DO NOT ATTEND A CPS SCHOOL.
Beginning in September, 2016 through the end of June, 2017, screenings will be conducted at the following locations:
Mabel Manning Library (6 S. Hoyne)
3rd Thursday of each month from 10:30am-3:00pm
West Belmont Library (3104 N. Narragansett)
1st Friday of each month from 9:30am-3:00pm
Avalon Library (8148 S. Stony Island)
Last Tuesday of each month from 10:30am-3:00pm
Chicago Lawn Library (6120 S. Kedzie)
2nd Friday of each month from 9:30am-3:00pm
Mount Greenwood Library (11010 S. Kedzie)
3rd Friday of each month from 9:30am-3:00pm
Humboldt Park Library (1605 N. Troy)
2nd Tuesday of each month from 10:30am-3:00pm
Sulzer Library (4455 N. Lincoln Ave)
Last Thursday of each month from 9:30am-3:00pm
Daley Library (3400 S. Halsted)
4th Friday of each month from 9:30am-3:00pm
Pullman Library (11001 S. Indiana)
1st Wednesday of each month from 10:30am-3:00pm
CAT Site -- Garfield Park Office (2651 W. Washington)
3rd Tuesday of each month from 9:30am-3:00pm
N.B. Screenings will not be conducted during CPS holidays. To find out when CPS holidays will be observed, please visit www.cps.edu and click on 'calendar'.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Monday, August 15, 2016
UChicagoArts is offering two afterschool programs -- 'design/build' and 'arts administration' -- for teens this fall. Hosted by Arts + Public Life and offered in partnership with After School Matters, these in depth programs cultivate teens’ creativity, social development, and leadership, while inspiring them to make a positive difference in their community through the arts. Teens work alongside professionals to develop original work using real-world processes. All programs have a community stewardship and civic engagement focus.
All programs take place at the Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd. Participants are eligible to earn a monetary award.
For more information about the programs, see: https://arts.uchicago.edu/arts-public-life/youth-programs/apply-teen-programs
Saturday, August 6, 2016
CPS will be hosting a Back-to-School Bash on Monday, August 29th from 9am-12pm at Hyde Park HS (6220 S. Stony Island). This FREE event will include the Jesse White Tumblers, iHeart Radio, food, games, and school supplies and is open to all families and students attending Network 9 schools.
Community-based organizations that would like to participate in the resource fair during the event should contact Michael McGehee at email@example.com or 773-535-8993.
Click here for the flyer.