Category Archives: Babies

FAMILIES TOGETHER

WHO:BC Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side, Family Network for Deaf Children, Deaf Youth Today WHAT: Plan to join us on the morning of Saturday, June 8th for this event bringing families with deaf/hard of hearing children together to play and … Continue reading 

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Empowering Futures: How Father Involvement Impacts DHH Children

By Kim Shauer I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Dr. Rashaun Davis at the recent Hands & Voices conference. Among his many credentials Rashaun is a very involved father to a daughter who is deaf/hard of hearing. … Continue reading 

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New to the Journey-Parent Connect Night

WHO:BC Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side WHAT: Are you just starting on the journey of parenting a deaf/hard of hearing child? Or perhaps you’ve been on this ride for a while and now feel ready to connect with more parents? … Continue reading 

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Why is Social Emotional Learning/Development so Important? 

Recapped by Kim Shauer based on a presentation by Tara Dyck As proud parents we typically love sharing our children’s developmental progress, often focusing on physical and language milestones. Like with our hearing children, we also need to be intentional about … Continue reading 

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The Joyce of Reading

by Rosalind Ho For the past year and more, as the COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the world, we have lived our lives in small bubbles. Within those circles, we have been  confined to the boundaries of monitor screens or … Continue reading 

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O.U.R. Children Project ‘What do parents need to know about keeping their DHH children safe?’ Webinar

Join us for our upcoming Webinar! This webinar is a part of the O.U.R. Children Project (O=Observe, U=Understand, R=Respond) Presenters Harold A. Johnson and Sara Kennedy will outline strategies to ensure personal safety for young children who are deaf and … Continue reading 

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Deaf Parents, Hearing Child

By: Levi Traxler   My wife and I are Deaf, and we use American Sign Language to communicate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We rely on a lot of visual information, such as when I flicker the … Continue reading 

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Halloween Family Play Day 2019

UPDATE 9.30.2019: Our Halloween Family Play Day Event is now full, if your family has RSVPed and cannot attend please let us know as we will take a few more RSVPs onto a waitlist. Please email ckalchbrenner@cw.bc.ca Sunday, October 27th, … Continue reading 

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From Swimming to Swan Lake – Language and Learning Go Hand in Hand

By Brianne Braun Whether your child is deaf, hard of hearing, or hearing, chances are they will be involved in recreational programs at some point in their childhood. For our American Sign Language (ASL) using kids, we must ensure that … Continue reading 

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Family Play Day 2018

_________________________ BC Hands & Voices Family Play Day Saturday, May 5th, 2018 12:30pm – 2:30 pm Bridgeview Community Centre 11475 126A St, Surrey, BC V3V 5G8 *Admission by Donation* ($5 / family suggested) Come and get together with other families … Continue reading 

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