Author Archives: BC H&V

Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Navigating Your Options

By Lee Johnston  The transition to kindergarten can be an exciting and stressful time under any circumstances, for both children and their parents or guardians. But planning for the kindergarten transition for a D/deaf or hard of hearing child (DHH) … Continue reading 

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2020 AGM & Parent Evening

  BC Hands & Voices Parent Social & AGM Monday March 2, 2020 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Free to attend Location: 15220 92 Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 2T8 (BC Family Hearing Resource Society, Surrey Office) (AGM portion of the … Continue reading 

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Hard of Hearing Angels

Author: Bowen Tang As the holiday season is over, it can be hard to find ourselves back to the grind at school or at work. This is even more difficult for hard of hearing (HOH) people since we once again face … Continue reading 

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Facebook Interactive Post Chat!

Don’t forget to RSVP for our 1st ever Facebook Interactive Post Chat! https://www.facebook.com/events/978253215863493/ Download Flyer here: 2020 Facebook Interactive Post Chat Flyer

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Family Gatherings – “It is what it is…”

By Cecelia Klassen *This article was first published in Family Network for Deaf Children newsletter in March 2016. It has been updated and republished in BC Hands & Voices with the permission of the author.* Barbeques, birthday parties, Thanksgiving dinner, … Continue reading 

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Finding the Right Fit

By Nicki Horton Our journey began over 26 years ago when we were blessed with our first child; our beautiful baby boy, JC. At this time, the Early Hearing Screening Program was not in place. Despite multiple visits to the … Continue reading 

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Growing Up in a Hearing and Deaf Family; Reflections of a Young Deaf Adult

An Interview with Levi Traxler So tell us a little about yourself.  I was born in a small town in Ohio, USA. I have hearing parents, and I’m the second of five children. My older sister is hearing, so I … Continue reading 

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Parenting Workshop Learning, Harmony & Fun: Parenting our Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children

Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:45 am to 3:00 pm BC School for the Deaf – Burnaby South Secondary 5455 Rumble Street Burnaby, BC Download Flyer here: ParentWorkshop2019Flyer Register here: https://www.fndc.ca/parentworkshop Barbara Desmarais, “The Parenting Coach,” has many years of experience … Continue reading 

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Turning Five – A Look Back As Our Daughter Graduates from Early Intervention Services

By: Rabab Albaharia My lovely daughter has turned five this year. At this age she has graduated from early intervention services, and after all the graduation excitement and the thrill of starting a new chapter of her life, I thought … Continue reading 

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Halloween Family Play Day 2019

UPDATE 9.30.2019: Our Halloween Family Play Day Event is now full, if your family has RSVPed and cannot attend please let us know as we will take a few more RSVPs onto a waitlist. Please email ckalchbrenner@cw.bc.ca Sunday, October 27th, … Continue reading 

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