Author Archives: Chris Mallinson

Family Social 2009

BC Hands and Voices invites you to: Meet other families who have young children with hearing loss Meet a few parents with older children who are deaf or hard of hearing Bring your questions and share your experiences Learn more … Continue reading 

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Taking a Back Seat

Our son Scott was born unexpectedly at 24 weeks gestation one rainy night in early 2004.  He was just over one pound and we were told immediately to expect the worst.  The first few days were critical for survival, but … Continue reading 

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Survey for the Global Coalition of Parents of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children

Hands & Voices has joined several other parent organizations worldwide to form the Global Coalition of Parents of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children (GPOD).  Our goal is to increase awareness of the need for and improve the effectiveness of … Continue reading 

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Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs)

For the first $500 you contribute to your child’s RDSP, the government will contribute $1,500 to the plan. For the next $1,000 you contribute, the government will match it by another $2,000. Sounds too good to be true? Well, it’s … Continue reading 

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