We wish to acknowledge the recent passing of a valued member of our community, Dr. Susan Small.
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The Traun family has done what it takes to be actively involved in early intervention services in spite of many obstacles, including their daughter’s complicated medical needs and living in Hope, a small community in the eastern Fraser Valley.
Continue reading “Overcoming Obstacles with help from BC Family Hearing” »
We are excited to be hosting this annual fundraising event in person again this year….in not one, but two locations! As well as our annual event in Surrey, this year we are adding a walkathon event in Victoria!
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When a family of a deaf or hard of hearing child successfully access appropriate services in their home community, they often have a team of professionals supporting them. Here is the Smith family’s story of how many hands have helped them access services closer to home. Continue reading “An Abundance of Helping Hands for our Family” »
“The BC Family Hearing Centre could help with Tiana’s communication,” Nicola Swain, our speech therapist, said as she put her speech therapy tools back into her bag. “They’re a fantastic resource.” Continue reading “Ready to Go!” »
“Well-rounded” is how Lark & Michael describe their large & busy family. Their youngest child Max, is 2 & has a mild to moderate hearing loss. Kathy, Speech-Language Pathologist, who works with their family, says “Max is surrounded by love & support”.
The first time I went to BCFHRC and took part in the PALS group with my son, it was all so new to me. I didn’t know any sign and I didn’t know many of the English words. I was about to leave the room. I wanted to go home. I didn’t; I stayed.
Continue reading “The Ahmad-Shakeb Family look to the future with pride & optimism!” »
Our family’s story is quite different than most. My husband Dan is Deaf, and a significant part of his family is also Deaf. I am a Registered Sign Language Interpreter (RSLI), and we communicate using American Sign Language (ASL).
What a difference a year can make in the life of a child & her family! Ken & Jamie Mulligan, reflect back to all that has happened with their daughter Riana, and share what they have learned each step of the way.
Continue reading “Learning to Take Baby Steps” »