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Keep ‘em Safe, Wear ‘em Proud!

Tips for Keeping Hearing Equipment on Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers By Teresa Kazemir I remember driving home from the audiologist with brand new hearing aids in a box on my lap – little did I know what lay ahead in … Continue reading 

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The Book of Choice

Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, PhD April 2010 The Book of Choice is a wonderful expression of what we know to be true: parents sharing directly with other parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing bring an essential kind of … Continue reading 

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Keeping Your Eye on the Prize: Inspiring Stories from Young D/HH Adults (Fall Workshop in Review 2012) – Traditional Chinese 正視努力的目標: 失聽/弱聽年青人令我們振奮的故事

By Anja Rosenke Download this article Link to English version This translation is made possible with the generous donation of the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation.

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Keeping Your Eye on the Prize: Inspiring Stories from Young D/HH Adults (Fall Workshop in Review 2012) – Simplified Chinese 正视努力的目标: 失听/弱听年青人令我们振奋的故事

By Anja Rosenke Download this article Link to English version This translation is made possible with the generous donation of the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation.

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Keeping Your Eye on the Prize: Inspiring Stories from Young D/HH Adults (Fall Workshop in Review 2012) – Punjabi

By Anja Rosenke Download this article Link to English version This translation is made possible with the generous donation of the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation.

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Keeping Your Eye on the Prize: Inspiring Stories from Young D/HH Adults (Fall Workshop in Review 2012)

Each year, BC Hands & Voices is proud to host a full-day educational workshop for parents, providing parents with an opportunity to learn, connect and socialize while offering childcare for the youngsters. This year on October 27, 2012, Children’s Hearing … 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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The Best Fit for One Family

“Baby Sign Language is all the rage nowadays!” I exclaimed to myself as I finalized my order on Amazon.ca for Baby Sign Language books and DVDs. I was six months pregnant, and like any other new (and nervous!) mother, I … Continue reading 

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Hard of Hearing Teenaged Fiddler Travels to Scotland

By Teresa Kazemir Our son Jesse traveled to Scotland this past summer – he is a  fiddle player with the North Shore Celtic Ensemble, and they  participated in the Aberdeen International Youth Festival for  12 days in July and August. … Continue reading 

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