“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!” »
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).
The FNDC/DYT Learn to Fish event was born in 2015. The idea was created [with]…a desire to support better access to the great outdoors in beautiful British Columbia for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Continue reading “Our Family Experience Fishing” »
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” »
We have had the pleasure of knowing the Yan family since Ian was just three months old! Here is their family’s story as shared by mom, Grace.
Getting together with family is a big part of holiday celebrations. But for children and adults, who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, it can also be a challenging time in terms of communication. Continue reading “Making Christmas Friendly” »
Proving that families are wonderfully varied, providing its members with unexpected joys and challenges, Kathy graciously shares her unique story of raising her precious granddaughter Mikyla.