Author Archives: Teresa Kazemir

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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Fun in the Sun! End-of-Summer Informal Get-Together

A great chance to socialize and catch up! Wading pool and playground – bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Cancelled if it rains. Grimston Park in New Westminster – 19th St. at 7th Ave. Look for the orange and blue … Continue reading 

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Family Fun at Crash Crawly’s!!

Come join us at Crash Crawly’s on Sunday March 13th from 10am to 1pm!  It will be a wonderful opportunity to meet other families with children of all ages who are deaf or hard of hearing. This event is jointly … Continue reading 

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Ho Ho Huh? Tips for Surviving the Holidays

January 2011 Contributed by Lorna Irwin, Idaho H&V You’ve done whatever you need to do to give your deaf or hard of hearing child access to communication at  home through amplification, creating a good listening environment and/or employing some form … Continue reading 

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Fall Parent Workshop: Tips for Raising Happy, Confident Kids

January 2011 By Teresa Kazemir BC Hands & Voices was thrilled to have Dr. Janet Jamieson present at our Fall Parent Workshop. She started things off with an informative and encouraging talk about self-esteem in children with hearing loss. This … Continue reading 

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A California Adventure with Benefits

January 2011 By Anja Rosenke “You’re going to California for a whole month?!” We smiled at the looks of disbelief that accompanied that question. Yes indeed, we had been accepted to the last of the three international summer sessions for 2010 at the … Continue reading 

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Summer Fun!

We BC Hands & Voices folk recognize that parents are often looking for things to do with their children over the summer and thought it would be fun for all us parents who have children with hearing loss to get … Continue reading 

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B.C. Hands & Voices Coffee Night!

Thursday, May 27th, 7:00 Starbucks, 104-12571 Bridgeport Road, Richmond (at Sweden Way, across the street from Ikea). Take the Bridgeport Road exit from the Knight Street Bridge.  It`s is also easily accessible from Hwy 99 and 91. Come join us – … Continue reading 

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