Author Archives: BC H&V

Parent Coffee Night- Learning from DHH Adults

  Monday April 8th 2019 7:00 – 9:00pm Location: Sunny Hill Health Centre, 3644 Slocan Street, Vancouver – Free Parking *Available for families living around the province via teleconference/ video-conference*   Join us for a coffee night with special guests … Continue reading 

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2019 AGM & Parent Evening

BC Hands & Voices Parent Evening & AGM Monday March 4, 20197:00 pm – 9:00 pmFree to attend Location: BC Family Hearing Resource Society, Vancouver Satellite Office, #262 – 3665 Kingsway Join us for a casual, social evening! Tea and … Continue reading 

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Ella’s Story

My Family Story Interviewer: Amy HoSubject: Ella Jiang “What does a ladybug eat?” “Why can it fly?”“Why does it crawl like this?”“Will its parents cry when they can’t find it?” These were some of the questions that came flying at … Continue reading 

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Revisiting the Birds and the Bees: The Importance of Speaking Frankly to Our Young Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children About Their Sexual Health

By: Jennifer Gow There are three important reasons to talk to young children about their sexual health. All of them are centered around protection and prevention, with the idea being to keep our children safe, educated and informed. This was … Continue reading 

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Supporting Deaf Children with Multiple Challenges: A Parent Perspective

This article first appeared in the Oxford University Press. Author’s note to readers: This was a difficult article to be asked to write as I have not personally lived the experience as a parent of a deaf child with additional … Continue reading 

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Lessons Learned – A Look Back from 30+ Years of Parenting

By Kim Sanderson Paul and I raised two children.  Ashley, our oldest is hearing, in her 30’s, married to Kris and raising three step-children.  Ashley and Kris just welcomed their first son together, Logan, this year. Cole is profoundly deaf, … Continue reading 

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Deaf Gain – Another Perspective

Author: Rabab Elbaharia The first time I heard the expression “Deaf Gain” I did not understand it. When I asked various people to help explain the phrase, I received answers such as “you can talk while your mouth is full … Continue reading 

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Halloween Family Play Day 2018

Come out and join us for our First Halloween Family Play Day!   Sunday October 28th, 2018 Thunderbird Community Centre 2311 Cassiar St, Vancouver BC, V5M 3X3 2pm-3pm (Play Gym & Bouncy Castle) 3pm-4pm (Costume Parade & Activities) Come and … Continue reading 

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From Swimming to Swan Lake – Language and Learning Go Hand in Hand

By Brianne Braun Whether your child is deaf, hard of hearing, or hearing, chances are they will be involved in recreational programs at some point in their childhood. For our American Sign Language (ASL) using kids, we must ensure that … Continue reading 

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Parent & Child Groups Fall 2018-2019

BC Family Hearing Resource Society is hosting many groups next fall! These groups and events are open to all families receiving services from any of the three Early Intervention Agencies, (BCFHRS, CHSCBC & DCS). Check the PDF and be sure … Continue reading 

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