Summer 2020 for Families

IDHHC’s Family & Community Services is thrilled to offer online sessions for families with school-aged children and youth!

Family ASL
Your family can request up to six ASL classes that address your family’s unique communication needs.

ASL For Parents
Introduction to ASL Grammar, Part 1: Part 1 is 6 one-hour sessions that introduces parents to ASL grammar fundamentals. Classes will run on Tuesday and Thursdays at 11AM: starting July 14 and ending July 30. Group class; spaces are limited.

Parenting Workshops (presented by the Deaf Wellbeing Program (WBP)
Children’s Growth and Development: Learn how to navigate with your child through opportunities and learning, presented by Kathryn Jones. June 30, 3:30 – 5PM
Self Advocacy: Learn how self advocacy can increase confidence in both parents and children, presented by Kristen Pranzl. July 28, 3:30 – 5PM
WBP workshops are targeted for hearing, hard of hearing, and Deaf parents with children, 12 years old and younger. Spaces are limited so register soon!

Zoom Fun!
Magnet Memory Game: Learn new signs for different animals and objects. See if you can tell what was taken away from the sheet! Recommended ages: 5 – 7. June 24, 10AM
Create an Animal: Learn about animal groups, types of diet, etcetera. Learn what makes an animal and make up your own! Recommended ages: 8 – 11. June 25, 10AM
Guess the Emoji: You will see a series of emojis put together to convey a message and it’s up to you all to figure them out! Recommended ages: 12 – 13. June 26, 11:30AM
Spaces are limited. Parents must register for their children and be available at home for support if needed.
Watch for end-of-July activities in our next newsletter!

To register and for further information, please contact Alex Walker by
EMAIL: alex@idhhc.ca VOICE: 250.753.0999 TEXT: 250.668.4235

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