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Echoing Inclusion: Employers Embracing the Hard of Hearing–

Register Now!

Join us on Saturday, May 25th for “Echoing Inclusion: Employers Embracing the Hard of Hearing”, where businesses and hard of hearing individuals can connect and create a more inclusive workplace environment.

  • When: Saturday, May 25th, 1pm to 3pm
  • Who’s Invited: This event is FREE and open to all! It’s primarily geared towards the hard of hearing community (ages 18 and up), but everyone, including those who are deaf, Deaf, or just interested, is welcome to attend
  • Registration: Secure your spot by registering via our online form or in person. 
  • Accessibility: CART services will be provided to ensure everyone can participate fully.
  • Refreshments: Enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic drinks and snacks while you network and learn. 
  • Questions: Have any questions? Feel free to email us at programcoordinator@chha-bc.org.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect, learn, and celebrate inclusion! Spread the word and see you there! 

 

 Exciting ASL Programs at Albion Community Centre – Register Now!

Join us at Albion Community Centre to explore the exciting world of American Sign Language with our upcoming events!

Interactive ASL Story Time

  • When: May 26, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • For Ages: 0-5 Years
  • What to Expect: Experience captivating storytelling in ASL with Deaf educator and interpreter, Annie Kudjerski. Little ones will also enjoy a playful ASL game.

ASL Basics Workshop

  • When: May 26, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
  • For Ages: 10 Years and up
  • What to Expect: Get started with ASL or sharpen your skills with guidance from Deaf expert Annie Kudjerski. This session is ideal for beginners and those seeking to improve their ASL knowledge.

About Annie Kudjerski: Annie is a respected Deaf educator, sign language instructor, Deaf consultant, and team lead at the BC Family Hearing Resource Centre.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn and engage with your community. Register today and share this with friends and family

 

The Way We Hear it! A Community Engagement Exhibition at

the Albion Community Centre – MAY 1-31 Everyday

THE WAY WE HEAR IT!’ IS BACK!

This May, CHHA-BC invites you to join us at the Albion Community Centre in Maple Ridge for “The Way We Hear It! A Community Engagement Exhibition,” running from May 1st to May 31st, 2024.

Celebrate Better Hearing and Communication Month with our interactive exhibit, designed to educate visitors on hearing health, hearing loss, and treatments while promoting solidarity within the deaf and hard of hearing community.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to our partners and the City of Maple Ridge for their generous support in making this engaging experience possible. Don’t miss this opportunity for a hands-on exploration of our auditory system! Read More

Can’t make it this time? Not a problem. Watch a virtual tour of our exhibit Click Here

April 2023 Joint CHHA-BC/CHHA Vancouver Joint Webinar on Transportation Issues for those with Hearing Loss

Here is the link to the April 2023 joint CHHA-BC/CHHA Vancouver joint webinar on transportation issues for those with hearing loss.

ANTE Program

The CHHA National has partnered with Mohawk College to develop online training modules based on the Canadian Skills for Success framework. Learners complete at their own pace, with support from Mohawk, and then are placed in a paid work placement. It’s an innovative, national project and Vancouver Community College  is one of the outreach/recruitment partners and aims to recruit up to 20 learners from across BC.
 

CHHA-BC and CHHA Vancouver Joint Webinar Video

Here is the link to the recording of the joint CHHA-BC/CHHA Vancouver webinar on transportation issues, for your review and information.
Thank you. CHHA-BC.