On the 25th anniversary of the Children’s Hearing Foundation, an online campaign of "Please! Listen and Speak Carefully" was launched. More than 30 celebrities shared their stories about what they learned from communications and promoted listening and speaking carefully to create a better environment for communication.
Chimin Lai, an auditory-verbal specialists of the Children’s Hearing Foundation, was awarded the 12th "Early Care Palm Award" by the Taiwan Association of Child Development and Early Intervention (TACDEI).
The charity single "Happy Children, Happy Singing" was released, and 11 children with hearing loss redefined what perfection meant by singing out their inner voice!
Cooperate with the mother of children with hearing loss to launch the Line sticker "Luckily we have you_Listening & Speaking", a humorous interpretation of how to listen and speak with your heart in daily life.
In the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Chung Yuan Christian University, the course "Digital Applications of Aural Rehabilitation " was offered, and the school of Special Education offered the course "Seminar on Hearing Impairments and Technology" to educate interdisciplinary talents in listening and speaking.
The Line stickers "Listen & Speak Your Mind Sincerely" were launched. This is the second collaboration between children with hearing loss and the illustrator in creating stickers for continuous promotion of friendly communication.
In celebration of the World Hearing Day on March 3rd, we launched "Voices of Home in Memory" and a series of videos, calling to protect hearings in order to preserve precious emotional memories!
CTS News Magazine reported on the stories of Children with hearing loss, showing how families of children with hearing loss share love and face challenges in life together.
The Children’s Hearing Foundation online learning platform was launched. The platform systematically provides information on listening and language learning and health education. In this way, families may become the greatest support for their children with hearing loss.
Held the Seminar on Minimal Hearing Loss to encourage the participation of various medical and educational professionals to be more aware of the existence and needs of minimal hearing loss children.
Launched a series of online courses on themes such as parent 101 and minimal hearing loss, and promoted tele-mapping program and online hearing consultation services, so that early intervention are not limited due to distance.
Joined hands with children with hearing loss to record and deliver the song "Tomorrow will be better", to cheer for frontline medical practitioner and the public.
Published "Open the audio world: 30 compulsory lessons for parents of the hearing impaired children", a comprehensive guidebook for families of hearing impaired children.
Conducted the first Children's Sound Exploration Camp, combined with corporate philanthropy, disadvantaged assistance, and employee relationship, inviting children with normal hearing to recognize sound, enjoy listening, protect hearing, and create a hearing loss friendly environment, enlarging the impact of love and support from partners.
Children's Hearing Foundation held a workshop in 2019, which introduced a text-generating software, an oral reading assessment, shared book reading strategies and situated-teaching techniques, to assist clinical professionals in helping their children with hearing loss develop effective communicative and social skills.
Social Education Public Service Contribution Award, given by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Launched an educational interactive website promoting minimal hearing loss that aims to provide relevant knowledge and resources for parents of children with minimal hearing loss and medical professionals; helped the public understand the challenges that children with minimal hearing loss face and ratified social stereotypes for minimal hearing loss
Organized “Hear the World” summer camp, where children could learn the importance of hearing health and experience science of sounds through observing surrounding sounds and developing empathy towards the needs of people with hearing loss which enable them become the pioneers of hearing health
Organized four medical seminars about minimal hearing loss in different regions of Taiwan; invited professionals to discuss various challenges that minimally children with hearing loss face and helped professionals provide more adequate assistance and audiological management
Launched activities promoting friendly communication for children to educate the public that listening is the key to effective communication
Started to provide professional counseling services for parents of minimally children with hearing loss to help alleviate parents’ confusion and anxiety as well as offer them knowledge and mental support
Introduced Mystic Mountains Adventure board game, which aims to help children comprehend the key to communication, empathize with other people’s situations, and become advocates for building a friendly communication environment
Received Spreading Good Award, recognizing our Minimal Hearing Loss Family Service and Promotion Project
Held screening events of the short documentary, Listen to Our Talking Angels, to help the public understand stories of families with children with hearing loss
Introduced Communicate with a New Attitude, a series of events that aimed to let more people understand how to communicate with people with hearing loss
Organized a large-scale event, 20 Years of CHF, with a photo exhibition and stage programs in celebration of CHF’s 20th anniversary, and invited supporters to witness the progress of CHF and children with hearing loss
Organized the Build Your Dreams internet video competition to encourage youths with hearing loss to use their talents and fulfill their dreams
Invited young people who previously attended CHF auditory-verbal sessions to co-organize Help the Younger Me event, a half-day session that enhances the listening and speaking skills of children with hearing loss who are going to elementary school soon
Produced and broadcast Hear the Sounds of Dreams, a short documentary showing the strong independence and diverse lives of with hearing loss youths
Launched The Universe of Hearing online educational exhibition to raise awareness of hearing health and hearing loss
Hosted the Hearing Rehabilitation Intelligence seminar to discuss topics relevant to clinical speech assessment and audiological management
Published The Secret in the Red Box, a picture book intended to educate children about accepting themselves and understanding individual differences
Organized an activity where children with hearing loss acted as newscasters and interviewed professionals and celebrities
Co-hosted the Evidence-based Aural (Re)habilitation Strategies and Practice seminar with MacKay Memorial Hospital to promote information exchange of hearing (re)habilitation with professionals
Developed the Chinese Sound Test as a hearing assessment tool for use at home
Established the experimental Remote Township Workstations and Home Tutoring Services to provide assistance to rural families lacking resources
Held the Listen to My Journey: CHF Little Travelers film festival, where children with hearing loss shared their experiences and feelings of the world through speaking
Took children with hearing loss to Beijing for the first cultural exchange tour
Released The Happy Heaven EP, sung by children with hearing loss
Awarded the 1st Health Promotion Contribution Award by the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Initiated services provided by experienced and skilled parents as in-home parent coaches for families with with hearing loss newborns
Awarded the Social Education Public Service Award by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Developed auditory-verbal tele-practice sessions, reaching out to families in remote areas
Awarded the Excellence in Educational Nonprofit Organization Management award by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Celebrated CHF’s 15th anniversary with the CHF Joyful Sounds and Dance drama tour, performed by children with hearing loss
Held the Words of Hope, Pictures of Dreams national art exhibition tour, one of the events in celebration of CHF’s 15th anniversary
Released the book Perpetual Love for CHF’s 15th anniversary
Awarded the National Sustainable Development Award by the Executive Yuan of Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Received the AG Bell Volta Award for outstanding contribution to the hearing loss community
Invited to perform at the press conference of the Deaflympics
Received the 7th National Public Welfare Award
Held the 10th anniversary event Sound of Love, an end-of-the-year performance by children with hearing loss
Established CHF Chung Yuan Center
Established a toll-free hearing consultation service line in southern Taiwan, commissioned by the Health Promotion Administration
Established a toll-free hearing consultation service line in northern Taiwan, commissioned by the Health Promotion Administration
Awarded the Active Groups for Promoting Social Education by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Invited by the Yilan County government to establish CHF Yilan Center
Participated in the 7th Asia-Pacific Congress on Deafness
Participated in the 19th International Congress on Education of the Deaf in Sydney, Australia
Collaborated with the Department of Otolaryngology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, to promote newborn hearing screening program
Ms. Joanna Nichols and CHF auditory-verbal specialists participated in the AG Bell annual conference
Established CHF Southern Center in Kaohsiung
Established in Taipei by Mr. Kenny Cheng and his wife, Ms. Joanna Nichols