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2018 Summer Get-Togethers Around the Province

Summer Play Days in BC Parks! VICTORIA – PRINCE GEORGE – NEW WESTMINSTER Come and get together with other families of deaf/hard of hearing children. Bring your own picnic/snacks, lawn chairs/blanket and water gear if you want to get wet! … Continue reading 

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Never Mind, It’s Not Important = Never Mind, You’re Not Important

I was chatting with our adult son recently, reflecting back on his childhood, and the “no never mind” rule came up. I don’t recall who first taught me the “no never mind” rule so unfortunately I can’t give them their … Continue reading 

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Fun Family Picnic 2018

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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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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A Fantastic Blend of Education, Inspiration and Connection – My Experience at the 2017 Hands & Voices Leadership Conference

By Lee Johnston In September of last year, I was fortunate to be able to attend the 14th annual Hands & Voices Leadership Conference. Since joining BC Hands & Voices a couple of years ago I had heard only glowing … Continue reading 

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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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Our Family’s Experience at Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS) Immersion Week

Author: parent of a deaf/hard of hearing child Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS)  hosts an ASL Immersion week for parents of deaf/hard of hearing (DHH) kids over the age of 5 once a year during the summer … 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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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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