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The Story of a Chapter: 10 years of BC Hands & Voices

By Teresa Kazemir Ten years ago, in June of 2007, I attended my very first Hands & Voices Leadership conference outside of Denver, Colorado. I will never forget the warm, welcoming, supportive and energizing feeling that radiated from that group … Continue reading 

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AGM & Parent Workshop

Parent Workshop & AGM Monday, March 7, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm BC Family Hearing Resource Centre 15220 92nd Ave., Surrey “Birds & Bees” Basics for Parents of Young Children 7:00-8:30 pm with sexual health expert Saleema Noon We’re delighted … Continue reading 

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Come One, Come All! Tips for Inclusion over the Holidays

‘Tis the season for sharing and making memories. Your calendar is likely full of fun gatherings, outings and shopping – occasions that can sometimes make it hard for your child to hear or feel included. As parents of deaf and … Continue reading 

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SPOTLIGHT: The Well Being Program

Supporting Wellness and Mental Health in the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf Blind Community By Alison Nutt The Well Being Program is a community organization that provides mental health and wellness counselling and support services to the Deaf, Hard … Continue reading 

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Thank you to our champion, Susan Lane

By Tereza Kazemir BC Hands & Voices was thrilled to award our first “Lifetime Honorary Membership” to Susan Lane at a celebration of her recent retirement in March 2015.  Many of you may know of Susan, and even those of … Continue reading 

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2011 Fall Parent Workshop

On October 22, 2011, BC Hands & Voices held its 3rd annual Fall Workshop at BC Family Hearing Resource Society in Surrey. It was an honour to have Angela Clancy, Executive Director of the Family Support Institute, lead the workshop. … Continue reading 

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A Whole New World

When I was two years old I was diagnosed with a severe to profound hearing loss. I was the first deaf person my parents had ever met. Decisions had to be made, and my parents made the best decisions they … Continue reading 

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