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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.

BCFHRS "bouncy babies" open to DCS families

The next session of the BCFHRS' "Bouncy Babies" group is now open to DCS families. The session begins November 14.  Contact BCFHRS centre to register. www.bcfamilyhearing.com

Aquarium - ASL interpreted programs

A fun family outing to the Vancouver Aquarium, everyone welcome!
10:00-1:00 Sunday, October 23845 Avison Way, Vancouver (located in Stanley Park)*There will be a marathon taking place in the park that day, so make sure to allow yourself a little extra time to arrive and find parking ; )
A Vancouver Aquarium volunteer who knows ASL will be available for questions, and two programs will be interpreted into ASL by Douglas College Student Interpreters.
11:00 Caring for Belugas
12:00 Caring for Dolphins

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.

Vancouver Public Library Events

Vancouver Public Library’s Fall 2016 ASL-English Family Storytime program series...

VPL is running monthly storytimes with an ASL interpreter on the following dates / times at the Central Library, Children’s Library, 350 West Georgia St, Vancouver, BC.


•             Sept 10, 2pm

•             Oct 8, 2pm

Open Group Programs at BCFHRS

If you are a DCS client and would like to join programs at BCFHRS, the following is a list of groups that are open at that agency.  Please contact BCFHRS if you would like to participate in their programs and let DCS know of your plans.

 BC Family Hearing Resource Centre -Open Groups 2016-2017

Children aged 0 – 18 months:

ASL Story Time at the Library

asl story time at the libary - fall schedule

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