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Blossoming in Kindergarten – Punjabi Translation

By Jennifer Towers Download this article Link to English version This translation is made possible with the generous donation of the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation.

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Blossoming in Kindergarten – Traditional Chinese 琪蓮(Caitlin)在幼稚園的進展

By Jennifer Towers Download this article Link to English version This translation is made possible with the generous donation of the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation.

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Blossoming in Kindergarten – Simplified Chinese 琪莲(Caitlin)在幼稚园的进展

By Jennifer Towers Download this article Link to English version This translation is made possible with the generous donation of the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation.

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Blossoming in Kindergarten

Three years ago when our daughter Caitlin was 18 months old, she barely spoke ten words. We were concerned about her development so we took her for a hearing test (no screening was available when she was born). It turned … Continue reading 

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Ho Ho Huh? Tips for Surviving the Holidays

January 2011 Contributed by Lorna Irwin, Idaho H&V You’ve done whatever you need to do to give your deaf or hard of hearing child access to communication at  home through amplification, creating a good listening environment and/or employing some form … Continue reading 

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Fall Parent Workshop: Tips for Raising Happy, Confident Kids

January 2011 By Teresa Kazemir BC Hands & Voices was thrilled to have Dr. Janet Jamieson present at our Fall Parent Workshop. She started things off with an informative and encouraging talk about self-esteem in children with hearing loss. This … Continue reading 

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A California Adventure with Benefits

January 2011 By Anja Rosenke “You’re going to California for a whole month?!” We smiled at the looks of disbelief that accompanied that question. Yes indeed, we had been accepted to the last of the three international summer sessions for 2010 at the … Continue reading 

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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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