Program Mission

Mission Statement

The focus of the Provincial Outreach Program: Deaf and Hard of Hearing is to collaborate with school districts in meeting the needs of all Deaf and Hard of Hearing learners . Through collaborative consultation POPDHH supports educational teams in addressing the unique communication and learning styles of individual Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.

To reach every student’s potential, POPDHH promotes goals of language development, literacy, numeracy, cognitive development, self-advocacy, and self-confidence in becoming responsible, global citizens.

POPDHH encourages students to become contributing members of both the Deaf and Hearing communities.

Program Mandate

Upon request from School Districts, Independent Schools and First Nations programs, the Provincial Outreach Program provides educational consultation, programming and support for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing all over British Columbia.

The POPDHH team has specialized staff with training and experience to support all students who are deaf and hard of hearing regardless of their hearing levels, listening devices and communication modalities.  Students who attend public schools, First Nations Programs and Independent Schools are eligible to receive services from POPDHH. 

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