Author Archives: BC H&V

2019 – Summer Play Days in BC Parks!

Summer Play Days in BC Parks! KAMLOOPS – KELOWNA – NEW WESTMINSTER Come and get together with other families of deaf/hard of hearing children. Bring your own picnic/snacks, lawn chairs/blanket and water gear if you want to get wet! Parents are responsible … Continue reading 

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A Helpful Tool for People Supporting Your DHH Child

A note about this article- I’m writing this as a parent, this is just my experience and what’s helped us. It’s not an official Hands & Voices tool. It’s just a template I created because I thought it might be … Continue reading 

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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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2018 President’s Report

President’s Report – reflecting on 2018 The Board Lee Johnston (President), Jen Gow (Vice-president), Teresa Kazemir (Past-president; Secretary), and Amy Ho (Treasurer) formed the executive for this past year. Kim Shauer continued to serve as our GBYS Coordinator, and Dan … Continue reading 

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Parent Coffee Night “Microtia/Atresia”

Thursday May 16th 7:00 – 9:00pm Location: Children’s Hearing & Speech, 3575 Kaslo St, Vancouver – Free Parking *Available for families living around the province via teleconference/ video-conference* Join us at a special parent coffee night about Microtia/Atresia. We are … Continue reading 

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A Quick Reference Guide for Families with Young Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children in BC

by Brianne Braun We are fortunate to live in a province where there is a lot of support for families with young deaf and hard of hearing children. In fact, there is so much support, it can be a little … Continue reading 

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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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