Lunch and Learn Thursdays – Spring 2021

Just a reminder that the Spring Series is open for registration:

  • May 13th, 2021 – Sunny Hill Programs and Services Update, by Sydelle Murphy and Marie Campbell
  • June 10th, 2021 – POPDHH Programs and Services Update, by POPDHH Team & UBC Programs Announcement by Joanna Cannon, PhD, Associate Professor

Register here if you haven’t already. The webinar link will be sent with registration confirmation (a new link!). Interpreters and captioning will be provided. Sessions may be recorded.

The handouts from previous webinars are posted on our website

Countdown to Kindergarten Webinar – Update

The May 12th webinar has now been cancelled. There is another opportunity to attend this presentation on May 26th, at 6:30 pm, hosted by PDHHS and co-facilitated by POPDHH and PDHHS – Provincial Family Services. For details and registration scroll down to Updates from the Community; or email

What’s New in the POPDHH Library

  • Animal Act game
  • A bee’s journey – A book by Scott Malinson
  • From talking to writing : strategies for supporting narrative and expository writing
  • The Intensive Phonological Awareness (IPA) program
  • The Silent Natural (DVD) – In the 1800s, a deaf baseball player overcomes the odds to become one of the game’s greatest players.
  • Practices in Educational Settings (DVD) – Making an Informed Choice: Trained Interpreters vs. Signing EAs.
  • Sourcebook of phonological awareness activities

Email Ivana for more details about these great resources or if you would like to borrow.

Ih honour of Deaf History Month (March 13th to April 15th), would like to share this super cute video of kids reacting to old Deaf devices!

From the Community

Upcoming workshops, information sessions, seminars, career opportunities and more

Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and their program Provincial Family Services are pleased to present several events and workshops in the coming weeks. Please click on the links below for details and registration info.

Provincial Language Service – Virtual Town Hall – April 29th at 6 am

I am Puff Video Series – more episodes available!

CHHA – BC – Personal Wellness 101 – May 1st at 10:30 am
CHHA – BC – Buddies – Museum Marvels – May 8th at 10 am

While we are looking forward to reading the upcoming newsletter, please check out the April Community Updates.

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