Category Archives: Families to Families

Uncovering a Silver-Lining During Covid-19

By Maria Pucci Having kids in this day and age can feel like a rollercoaster ride. As parents we want to make sure that we keep them in one piece! When you are a parent of more than one child, … Continue reading 

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My Unilateral World- Punjabi

My Unilateral World-Punjabi Link to English Version

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Parent Connect Coffee Night ‘Microtia/Atresia’ 2020

Parent Connect Coffee Night on Zoom- Microtia/Atresia WHO: BC Hands & Voices & Guide By Your Side WHAT: Join us for a special parent night about Microtia/Atresia hosted by Jesse Kazemir, an Engineer and musician with bilateral microtia/atresia who wears BAHS (Bone Anchored Hearing … Continue reading 

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Helping your Child Succeed this Fall – Individual Education Plans Source: Children’s Craniofacial Association’s Parent Panel

The Children’s Craniofacial Association is an American organization that our family has followed since our child was born with facial differences. Their mission is to empower and give hope to individuals and families affected by facial differences. You can check … Continue reading 

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Staying Connected While Physically Distant

By Rabab Elbaharia Since my daughter was identified as hard of hearing, our family has decided to take every possible opportunity to be part of the Deaf and hard of hearing community. We have always found this connection valuable throughout … Continue reading 

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B.C. Sign Language Interpreter Nigel Howard is a “real life superhero” to this deaf 4-year-old

Note- this article was originally published on Vancouver Is Awesome on May 29,2020 and is being reproduced here with permission from the author and Vancouver Is Awesome. ——————————————————————————————————– Our first and only child, Iliyan, was 6 weeks old when we learned … Continue reading 

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Zoom Parent Connect Evening

Connect with other families with dhh children and have some time to share! Whether you’re looking for emotional support, a place to vent, or simply to share the joys… we are here for you! ASL interpreter will be available if … Continue reading 

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When Grief Speaks

By Gina Cooper It happened in a safe place. With a deeply caring, experienced psychologist named Mary Beth Goring at the John Tracy Clinic Summer Session in Los Angeles. Grief decided she had been pushed inside for too long and … Continue reading 

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VIRTUAL Parent Evening “Unilateral Hearing Loss”

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 7:00 – 9:00pm Location Update: Connect from your home only: by phone or computer/smart phone. This is a special evening specifically for parents of children who are unilaterally deaf or hard of hearing. BC H&V board … Continue reading 

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Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Navigating Your Options

By Lee Johnston  The transition to kindergarten can be an exciting and stressful time under any circumstances, for both children and their parents or guardians. But planning for the kindergarten transition for a D/deaf or hard of hearing child (DHH) … Continue reading 

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