Category Archives: Families to Families

At the Table with BC Hands & Voices Presents: “New to the Journey?”

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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At the Table with BC Hands & Voices Presents: “Tips for Inclusion-The Early Years”

WHO: BC Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side WHAT: Join us as we discuss advocating for your child’s inclusion and access as you transition them into daycare, preschool, swimming/dance lessons, family gatherings & other activities. Get tips from experienced parents on ways … Continue reading 

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Summer Get-Together 2022

WHO:BC Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side WHAT: Come and meet up with other families of young deaf/hard of hearing children! This park has a beautiful playground and wading pool. Bring a picnic lunch, blanket/lawn chairs & water gear if you want to get … Continue reading 

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Thoughts from a Grandma

Written by Karen What were your feelings when you first found out about Lily’s (your granddaughter’s) identification as having a hearing loss? Lily was such a beautiful, healthy baby that the diagnosis blindsided us. The biggest question was how and … Continue reading 

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Parent Connect Night on Zoom – Keep Calm & Ask a Mental Health Clinician

CONTACT/INFO: Please register to receive zoom information here: HTTPS://FORMS.GLE/NJKA1K7ZXHSRWDSF9 Download our flyer here: Keep Calm & Ask ‘Mental Health Clinician’ 12.7.2021

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The Enduring Power of Parent Connections

By Kim Shauer I saw a meme recently of “the best relationships are the ones you never saw coming” from the Minds Journal. https://themindsjournal.com/the-best-relationships-are-the-ones-you-never-saw-coming/. This has resonated for me in many aspects of life, but the most unforeseen have to … Continue reading 

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Controlling the Narrative

Author: Teresa Kazemir When our newborn son was identified as hard of hearing, one of the things we worried about was the possibility that he would be teased or bullied because of his hearing equipment or his small, differently-shaped ears. … Continue reading 

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Parent Connect Night on Zoom – ‘Keep Calm & Ask!- Unilateral Hearing’

CONTACT/INFO: Please register to receive zoom information here: https://forms.gle/2rQ9KpB2VrvnSoiVA Download our flyer here: Keep Calm & Ask ‘Unilateral Hearing’ 10.21.2021

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Learning From the Experts

By Nicole Eich Parents and caregivers of d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/DHH) children are likely to be introduced to a number of professional experts over the years. Audiologists, speech-language pathologists, ASL instructors, ENTs – the list goes on and … Continue reading 

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Building A Foundation for Self-Advocacy

By Joy Santos Becoming a parent opens your eyes and your heart to a world of adventures and emotions. In my experience thus far, it’s been a rollercoaster of dynamic and often conflicting sentiments!  I want to be able to … Continue reading 

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