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Fun Family Picnic 2018

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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Proposed Changes to BC H&V Bylaws

Notice of special resolution: The board of BC Hands & Voices will be forwarding a special resolution to rescind and replace our current bylaws with an updated version that reflects our new two-tier membership structure. The special resolution will be … Continue reading 

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Family Play Day 2018

_________________________ BC Hands & Voices Family Play Day Saturday, May 5th, 2018 12:30pm – 2:30 pm Bridgeview Community Centre 11475 126A St, Surrey, BC V3V 5G8 *Admission by Donation* ($5 / family suggested) Come and get together with other families … Continue reading 

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The BC Hands & Voices 2018 AGM: Reflecting on the year that was, and planning for the one to come

By Lee Johnston The BC Hands & Voices AGM – held this year on March 5th – always provides an opportunity to reflect and take pride in all our organization has accomplished over the past year. In this month’s article … Continue reading 

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2018 AGM & Parent Evening

  BC Hands & Voices Parent Evening & AGM Monday March 5, 2018 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Free to attend Location: 6077 181 Street, Surrey       A Parent Evening covering any topic you’d like to discuss! An … Continue reading 

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A Fantastic Blend of Education, Inspiration and Connection – My Experience at the 2017 Hands & Voices Leadership Conference

By Lee Johnston In September of last year, I was fortunate to be able to attend the 14th annual Hands & Voices Leadership Conference. Since joining BC Hands & Voices a couple of years ago I had heard only glowing … Continue reading 

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Parent Coffee Night- Use of Technology for Deaf/Hard ​of Hearing Individuals

(Attend in person or join via Teleconference or online video conference if you live outside the Lower Mainland) Monday January 29​th​, 2018 7:00pm- 9:00pm Location: ​243 Sandringham Avenue, New Westminster An opportunity for parents of deaf / hard of hearing … Continue reading 

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Teresa Kazemir: Going From Strength to Strength After a Decade of Leadership

By Jen Gow BC Hands & Voices was thrilled to award Teresa Kazemir a “Lifetime Honorary Membership” at our recent annual parent workshop “Growing Up with Hands & Voices”. Many of you may already know Teresa from one or more … Continue reading 

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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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