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Fun Family Picnic 2019

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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Hearing Loss, ADHD, Autism……Oh My!

By Lisa Bayko 2008 was an eventful year. Mike and I got engaged, and while planning our wedding we found out that we were expecting our first child, due August 1, 2009. Priorities shifted and marriage preparations were postponed as … Continue reading 

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Proposed Changes to BC H&V Bylaws

Notice of special resolution: The board of BC Hands & Voices will be forwarding a special resolution to rescind and replace our current bylaws with an updated version that reflects our new two-tier membership structure. The special resolution will be … Continue reading 

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Parent Coffee Night- Use of Technology for Deaf/Hard ​of Hearing Individuals

(Attend in person or join via Teleconference or online video conference if you live outside the Lower Mainland) Monday January 29​th​, 2018 7:00pm- 9:00pm Location: ​243 Sandringham Avenue, New Westminster An opportunity for parents of deaf / hard of hearing … 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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Parent Workshop- The Journey- Raising Our Deaf & Hard of Hearing Kids

Event Title: Parent Workshop – The Journey- Raising Our Deaf & Hard of Hearing Kids Hosts: BC Hands & Voices, Guide By Your Side, CHHA BC Parents’ Branch, Family Network for Deaf Children, Deaf Youth Today Description: The Power of Stories: Kim Sanderson … Continue reading 

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Recent Events Around Town

by Joy Santos It has been a busy and exciting time for my daughter, Teanna, and I as we have had a several opportunities to attend local events that are accessible for the Deaf community. In May 2014, Sean Forbes, … Continue reading 

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A Dog Named Bobby – Past Tense

By Anja Rosenke, British Columbia, Canada We were off to Scotland. And each of us was looking forward to something different. Me, the delicious scones and walks in the countryside, my husband seeing his family – and maybe a few … Continue reading 

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Nanaimo Area Get-Together

This event for families of children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing will provide an opportunity to talk with other families and share information, suggestions, tips. Toys, games & bubbles will be set up for the kids to play and give parents the opportunity … Continue reading 

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Parent Workshop: Educational Excellence

Connect with other parents of deaf and hard of hearing children from 0-18 years of age. It’s never too early and never too late to learn more about how to encourage educational excellence for our children! When: Saturday October 25, … Continue reading 

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