Category Archives: Newsletter – Sept 2010

H&V 2010 National Leadership Conference

I was honoured to be selected to attend the annual Hands & Voices National Leadership Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota this past summer. It really gave me a much broader understanding of what Hands & Voices does, and how BC Hands … Continue reading 

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Thank You!

We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous donations. The Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation BC Children’s Hospital Family Support Groups/Networks Funding Committee With the generous donation from the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation, BC … Continue reading 

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Spring Picnic at Confederation Park

We had a great turn out! 69 people (families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing) came out despite the rain. We chatted, enjoyed our potluck, and the kids had fun having their faces painted, playing games, drawing … Continue reading 

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What Parents Need to Know About CI “Soft Failure”

by Leeanne Seaver, Hands & Voices ©2010, with contributions from experts at Advanced Bionics, Cochlear Americas, and the University of Colorado Hospital. ©2010 Hands & Voices Communicator, Summer 2010, Reprinted with Permission The stories we hear the most are inspiring: … Continue reading 

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Fall Parent Workshop

Tips for Raising Happy Confident Kids Saturday Oct. 16th 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Children’s Hearing & Speech Centre of BC (3575 Kaslo St, Vancouver) We’re thrilled to have Dr. Janet Jamieson as our guest speaker.  Dr. Jamieson … Continue reading 

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Lovely Hands & Voices Necklaces!

These Hands & Voices Necklaces are only $15 each! (shipping and handling cost extra) Perfect gift for birthdays, Christmas, or any other occasion. To order, please issue a cheque to BC Hands & Voices, and mail it to: Jenn Kipling … Continue reading 

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Apple’s Touch Screens Can Bridge a Gap

When my son Scott first saw an iPhone, he was four years old. He’s a curious little guy, and if he sees something with a screen on it, his curiosity takes over. He took the iPhone in his hand, and … Continue reading 

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