Author Archives: BC H&V

BC Hands & Voices and Guide by Your Side’s 2017 Fall Parent Workshop was a great success!

By Kim Shauer A glimpse into the crystal ball – the perspective of teens & pre-teens who are growing up “Hands & Voices.”  Relationships, language considerations, challenges & more! About 40 parents came out for our workshop this year to … Continue reading 

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From Adrift to Confident: a Parent Shares the Impact BC Hands & Voices has had on her Family

BC Hands & Voices (BC H&V) was recently nominated for the Canada’s Volunteer Awards in the Social Innovator category. While BC H&V has learned that we were not a finalist for the award this year, the following is a letter … Continue reading 

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Our Family’s Experience at Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS) Immersion Week

Author: parent of a deaf/hard of hearing child Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS)  hosts an ASL Immersion week for parents of deaf/hard of hearing (DHH) kids over the age of 5 once a year during the summer … Continue reading 

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BC H&V 2017 Fall Parent Workshop

BC Hands & Voices and Guide By Your Side are proud to present our 2017 Fall Parent Workshop! Do you have a Deaf/Hard Hearing Child between the ages of  0-5 years? If so, here is the Parent Workshop for you … Continue reading 

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Kindergarten Transition – Considering All Aspects of Access for Your Child

By Alison Nutt The transition from early intervention services and the preschool years into kindergarten and school age services is a time of many changes. Not just for you as parents but also for your kiddos!  As the school year … Continue reading 

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Parent Coffee Night- “Help your Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep!”

Please join us for a special coffee night on Thursday Sept 28th, 2017 Special Topic: “Help your Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep!” (Attend in person or Call-in Via Teleconference or online video conference if you live outside … Continue reading 

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Hands & Voices Guide By Your Side Program: Opening for Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Guide

BC Early Hearing Program would like to announce an Opening for a Deaf/ Hard of Hearing Guide in the Hands & Voices Guide By Your Side Program Current opening is for a D/HH adult, fluent in ASL – VLOG on YouTube Please see the … Continue reading 

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Summer Get-Together 2017

Join us for a play day! Whether it’s your first time coming to an event or you never miss a chance to socialize and catch up. Tuesday, August 22nd 2017 11:00am – 2:00 pm Grimston Park 19th Street at 7th … Continue reading 

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How Do We Join the Deaf Community?

Author: Kim Shauer This was a question asked at our recent Parent Coffee night and a question many other parents of deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) children may also be wondering.   BC Hands & Voices and Guide By Your Side … Continue reading 

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The Big Move- Traditional Chinese

By Anja Rosenke The Big Move- Traditional Chinese Link to English version This translation was made possible with a generous donation of the Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation.

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