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Boy Scout and former CHS client, Kevin, chose CHS as the site for a service project he's doing to earn his Eagle Scout rank.

Via Colori Unveiled is a new vlog series created by the Via Colori team to give the public information on the exciting new things being planned for the festival this year. Be sure to tune in each month for updates!

Via Colori Unveiled is a new vlog series created by the Via Colori team to give the public information on the exciting new things being planned for the festival this year. Be sure to tune in each month for updates!

Project T.A.L.K. is a summer camp for children ages 4-10 with hearing loss. The Center for Hearing and Speech created Project T.A.L.K. to enable children with hearing loss to build friendships, leadership and teamwork skills and to enhance their listening skills in a relaxed environment.

Peyton Stephens is an Auditory-Verbal Therapist at the Center for Hearing and Speech. She was diagnosed with Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and her son was at risk for Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV) due to her infection. In Honor of June CMV Awareness Month, Peyton discusses what CMV is, how it has impacted her and gives words of wisdom to parents and children who are affected by CMV!   1.       Can you briefly explain what CMV is? What are some symptoms? Cytomegalovirus or (CMV) is a virus that's a member of the herpes virus family. When healthy adults and kids get CMV, it looks like a common cold and is harmless to the general population. Symptoms include sore throat, fever, fatigue and swollen glands. The CMV virus can be passed from mother to fetus during pregnancy. When a baby gets CMV before birth, it's referred to as congenital CMV ...

In February, IKEA had their 7th annual “IKEA Life Improvement Co-Worker Challenge.” In Houston, the Center was named the winner of the challenge, which gave us the opportunity to receive a much-needed makeover to our nearly 40-year-old building! Last Thursday and Friday, IKEA and the Center’s volunteers worked together to give the Center a beautiful makeover. IKEA renovated our lobby, family resource room and five speech therapy rooms! Local artist, Shawn Artis, also donated two pieces of his original artwork for the Center’s newly renovated lobby. We thank Artis for his continued support throughout the years, including his participation in the Center’s annual Via Colori Houston Street Painting Festival. We would like to thank IKEA, all volunteers and Shawn Artis for the tremendous support, hard work and effort that was put in to renovate our beautiful Center! Check out the ...