Author Archives: BC Hands & Voices

Recent Events Around Town

by Joy Santos It has been a busy and exciting time for my daughter, Teanna, and I as we have had a several opportunities to attend local events that are accessible for the Deaf community. In May 2014, Sean Forbes, … Continue reading 

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A Dog Named Bobby – Past Tense

By Anja Rosenke, British Columbia, Canada We were off to Scotland. And each of us was looking forward to something different. Me, the delicious scones and walks in the countryside, my husband seeing his family – and maybe a few … Continue reading 

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2nd annual Fun Family Day Picnic – Review

On June 14th, 2014 BC Hands and Voices (BC H&V)/Guide By Your Side Program (GBYS), Canadian Hard of Hearing Association of B.C. Parents’ Branch (CHHA – BC Parents’ Branch), Family Network for Deaf Children [FNDC; Deaf Youth Today (DYT)], Canadian … Continue reading 

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Nanaimo Area Get-Together

This event for families of children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing will provide an opportunity to talk with other families and share information, suggestions, tips. Toys, games & bubbles will be set up for the kids to play and give parents the opportunity … Continue reading 

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Parent Workshop: Educational Excellence

Connect with other parents of deaf and hard of hearing children from 0-18 years of age. It’s never too early and never too late to learn more about how to encourage educational excellence for our children! When: Saturday October 25, … Continue reading 

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Parent Coffee Night – September 15

Please join us for our next coffee night on Monday, September 15, 2014! We hope you can join us to: Get to know other parents of kids with hearing loss Share ideas that support your deaf or hard of hearing child…or just … Continue reading 

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Value added service: the story of a hard of hearing audiologist

by Jen Gow, North Vancouver As parents of deaf and hard of hearing children, we draw support from different groups of people. There are the usual suspects that all parents hope they can call on: family, friends and neighbourhood community. … Continue reading 

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What’s so special about Unilateral Hearing Loss?

When your child has unilateral hearing loss, it can sometimes feel like the resources and services out there in the deaf/hard of hearing world don’t exactly fit.  Many people who grow up with unilateral hearing loss don’t even consider themselves … Continue reading 

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Summer Get-together

Join us for a play day! Whether it’s your first time coming to an event, or you never miss a chance to socialize and catch up. When: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014, 11:00am – 2:00 pm Where: Grimston Park, 19th Street at 7th … Continue reading 

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Parent Information Night

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