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BC Hands & Voices and Guide by Your Side’s 2017 Fall Parent Workshop was a great success!

By Kim Shauer A glimpse into the crystal ball – the perspective of teens & pre-teens who are growing up “Hands & Voices.”  Relationships, language considerations, challenges & more! About 40 parents came out for our workshop this year to … Continue reading 

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From Adrift to Confident: a Parent Shares the Impact BC Hands & Voices has had on her Family

BC Hands & Voices (BC H&V) was recently nominated for the Canada’s Volunteer Awards in the Social Innovator category. While BC H&V has learned that we were not a finalist for the award this year, the following is a letter … Continue reading 

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BC H&V 2017 Fall Parent Workshop

BC Hands & Voices and Guide By Your Side are proud to present our 2017 Fall Parent Workshop! Do you have a Deaf/Hard Hearing Child between the ages of  0-5 years? If so, here is the Parent Workshop for you … Continue reading 

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Parent Coffee Night- “Help your Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep!”

Please join us for a special coffee night on Thursday Sept 28th, 2017 Special Topic: “Help your Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep!” (Attend in person or Call-in Via Teleconference or online video conference if you live outside … Continue reading 

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Summer Get-Together 2017

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. Tuesday, August 22nd 2017 11:00am – 2:00 pm Grimston Park 19th Street at 7th … Continue reading 

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How Do We Join the Deaf Community?

Author: Kim Shauer This was a question asked at our recent Parent Coffee night and a question many other parents of deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) children may also be wondering.   BC Hands & Voices and Guide By Your Side … Continue reading 

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Parent Coffee Night- Microtia/ Atresia Topic

Please join us for a special coffee night on Monday May 29th, 2017 Special Topic: Microtia/ Atresia (Attend in person or Call-in Via Teleconference or online video conference if you live outside the Metro Vancouver area) We are pleased to have two of our … Continue reading 

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Fun Family Picnic 2017

WHO: BC Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side, BC Early Hearing Program, CHHA BC Parents’ Branch, Family & Community Services, Family Network for Deaf Children – Deaf Youth Today (DYT) WHAT: An event for deaf/hard of hearing children, their siblings and parents and … Continue reading 

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If I Can Do It, You Can Do It: Hornby Island Family Deaf Camp

By Andrew Banks Family camping – an event that is enjoyable, but definitely comes with its challenges. Family Deaf Camp, well, this was going to be interesting. These were the thoughts that went through my mind when my wife, Sandra, … Continue reading 

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2017 AGM & Parent Evening

BC Hands & Voices Parent Evening & AGM Monday, March 6, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 pm Free to attend Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Deaf-Blind Well Being Program #300-4211 Kingsway, Burnaby (Attend in person or call-in via Teleconference Line if … Continue reading 

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