Registration is now closed for 2019

Registration Information

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Before you register

New for 2019: We want to hear from you! When you fill out your registration information there is a new question we would like you to answer. What is the #1 question you are hoping to have answered at the 2019 Family Matters! event, or the one thing you are hoping to learn more about? Select questions from registration will be addressed on the day of the workshop. Let us know your burning questions when you register!


Early Registration ends Friday March 1st at 4:00 PM EST. After that time, registration prices will increase to $75 per family. Online registration will end on Monday March 11th at 4:00 PM.

family registration

Register just once for your whole family to attend.  The Early Family Registration price is $75 for 2 adults and up to 5 children. Please include all family members who will attend when you fill out your registration information.  Your registration includes lunch and snacks throughout the day for all attendees, children's activities, childcare, adult conference sessions, and the exhibitor fair! Register early! sometimes classes fill up before the event, especially in the baby and toddler classrooms!

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individual registration

Flying solo for the day or have an extra family member who would like to attend? No problem! Individual registration is $25 per person. On the Eventbrite registration page select the Individual Family Member admission type.

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Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships are available to cover the price of registration/travel sponsored by Michigan Hands & Voices. Please contact: Janel Frost 248-845-8762.

exhibitor registration

We invite organizations that support persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing to share information about your program and services with families as an exhibitor. We thank all the exhibitors who have supported the conference in the past and welcome those who may be joining us for the first time.


Interested in an exhibitor table at the 2019 Family Matters! event? In 2018, 129 adults and 148 children attended the Family Matters! event representing about 80 families of children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing from counties all across Michigan. We would love to see you at the 2019 workshop and help your organization reach more families! Register here:

Exhibitor Registration

Friday family game night with michigan hands & Voices

Join Michigan Hands & Voices for Family Game Night the Friday before Family Matters! 2019. Come spend the evening playing board games, meet other families, and enjoy a FREE pizza dinner.  Take advantage of our discounted hotel rate and book a room at the nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel where Game Night will take place! 


When: Friday March 15th, 2019: 6:30 - 8:30 PM. 


Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 925 S Creyts Rd, Lansing, MI 48917. Staying overnight? Visit the DETAILS tab on our website to take advantage of our discounted hotel rate at the same location.


Event Cost: FREE with Hands & Voices Membership; $20 for a family to join at the door or online. Limited Scholarships Available. 


Register here:

Friday Game Night Registration

Registration FAQS

How long does it take to complete registion?

Please allow 5 to 10 minutes to fill out all of your registration information. It may take up to 20 minutes depending on the size of your family.

What should I do if I need to change my registration information?

Need to make a change? No problem! You can change any of your attendee information up to Sunday March 8th 2019.  Please call us at 734-232-5759.

what if i need to cancel my registration or we can't attend?

Refunds are available up to the day before the event. Just submit a refund request through Eventbrite.com or contact jnwilcox@med.umich.edu

can i add another person to my registration after I have already registered?

Yes, you can add, drop, or change your attendees up to 2 adults and 5 children per family registration. Changes or substitutions to attendee information can be made up to Sunday March 8th 2019. Please call us at 734-232-5759

How much does registration cost?

Family Registration is $50 per family for 2 adults and up to 5 children. Individuals can register for $25 for a single attendee. Your registration includes lunch and snacks thoughout the day for all attendees, children's activities, childcare, adult conference sessions, and the exhibitor fair!

other questions?

Please contact Jennifer Wilcox: 

By phone 734-232-5759 

By e-mail jnwilcox@med.umich.edu