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IDHHC’s Holiday Zoom Party

Island Deaf + Hard of Hearing Centre Holiday Zoom Party
Games, socializing, and fun!

Wednesday, December 16 from 3:30 – 5PM

Wear your most cheerful holiday outfit and join us in celebrating the holidays!

Email us at idhhc@idhhc.ca to RSVP and we’ll send you the Zoom link!

RBC Financial Workshops

Royal Bank (RBC)’s Shelbourne and McKenzie Branch is excited to offer two FREE Zoom workshops for IDHHC clients on Financial topics to help us all learn more about the financial world. ASL interpreters and captioning will be provided.

David Russ, Financial Planner, from RBC will talk about the importance of setting up a personal budget and how it can help improve your financial well-being. He will also discuss how to manage credit cards, how they impact your credit score, and how you can improve your credit score.

Kerri Koster, Investment and Retirement Planner, from RBC will talk about various ways to invest your money to help you prepare for retirement. She will discuss how your financial situation changes after you retire and how you can be prepared.

Email us today to register!
Zoom info will be sent via email.

Assistive Devices to Improve Hearing Q&A

Assistive Devices to Improve Hearing, a Live Q&A using Zoom
Presented by Ted Clegg from Assistive Listening Devices Systems (ALDS)

Join us for a live Zoom Q&A with Ted Clegg from Assistive Listening Devices Systems (ALDS). IDHHC will be asking Ted to share with us the latest in amplifying telephones, alerting systems, alarm clocks, sound maskers, and other amplified listening products.

Questions can be submitted by email or using the chat feature during the Zoom presentation.

Wednesday, June 24 – 2:30PM

Interested? Please email idhhc@idhhc.ca to register for this presentation. Once registered, we will send you a link to join our Zoom meeting at 2:30PM on the 24th.

Captioning services will be provided for this presentation.

If you would like to contact IDHHC directly with questions about Assistive Listening Devices, feel free to call or email our Tech Aid Consultants:
Amanda in Victoria: amanda@idhhc.ca
Anna in Nanaimo: nanaimo@idhhc.ca

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