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Hands and Voices Transition Article - Links to translated pages

Transitioning from Early Intervention to Mainstream schools - an article from Hands and Voices. In English, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, and Punjabi.  Links below. Links open in a new window.

The Big Move



The Big Move- Traditional Chinese


You will see announcements here by 7:30AM if DCS Preschool is closed.  The date and other information will be posted.

Dr Elizabeth Seeliger at BCFHRS

Dr. Elizabeth Seeliger will be presenting a talk, "Mindful Parenting: strengthening communication through attunement, connection and https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/prix-du-viagra/ emotion coaching".  To check out the details, click here.  The workshop is open to families receiving services from BCFHRS, DCS or CHSCBC.  Be sure to register by September 29, 2016.

Home Share

Please click here to see information regarding home share for a young deaf man who once attended the DCS preschool.

Disability Tax Credit Petition

A petition is being circulated regarding changes to the Disability Tax Credit, something of interest to parents of deaf and hard of hearing children - see below!

Attention all parents, important petition, please sign!

Swimming Lessons II Fall 2016

Fall Swimming Lessons in Surrey with an ASL Interpreter


"Parent & Tot" (Age 4-36 months) 10 spaces 

 9:15-9:45 Saturdays

Did You Know?

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FB group

My name is Brianne Braun and I have a deaf daughter. I noticed that there wasn't a group forum specifically for families with young Deaf or Hard of Hearing children, so I have set-up a new Facebook group called...
"BC Parents of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children Aged 0-5"

This is a group for parents who have a Deaf or Hard of Hearing child between the ages of 0-5 and live in British Columbia. It is a place for families to connect, share and keep in touch with each other as their children grow.


A casting call was sent to DCS this morning.  Looking for a fluent signing Deaf or hard of hearing child (boy) 8-11 years old.  Check out the link:


Happy... in ASL

Pharrell's "Happy" song done in ASL.  Take a look and be happy...


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