Spring has sprung and there is a freshness in the air. POPDHH's new website is interactive and invites you to post your videos, best work and more. We'll keep you updated on the "latest and greatest" Outreach services including our lending library, lending apple laptops and iPads. Indulge and dive into our website. Enjoy the surf.
We recognize there are many areas of your child's life that are impacted by their hearing loss. The Outreach Program strives to address, support and meet the unique communication and learning styles of your child. We will encourage them to become responsible contributing members of both the Deaf and hearing communities.
The Outreach Program has lots of opportunities that will help engage, reward and invigorate educators while you work with some of BC's best and brightest deaf and hard of hearing students. We can help you develop the right skills to help build a brighter future for our students.
POPDHH and PRP-AO are collaborating to offer two workshops this year:
Please click on the flyer for full details. Each workshop is repeated and accommodates 25 people; first come, first served. Please try to form groups wherever possible to maximize number of attendees. Click on the link 5 minutes before the workshop is due to commence in order to attend.
Deaf Connections Week 2017 is scheduled to run April 3-5, 2017. POPDHH is excited to announce an expansion of this invitation to all K-12 students in BC this year. Three fun-filled days include:
Click here to read more.
A nationwide survey was recently designed and distributed by Maureen Clarke, Dave Gordy and Lynley Lewis. The results of that survey were broadcast on December 6 & 7. Download the presentation and listen to the webinar. Dave Gordy is working on creating a captioned version of the webinar.
Attached is our ASL Database. We are continually monitoring how we provide you with resources and things this year will be changed sporadically over the school year as we update them. Your feedback is warmly welcomed and can be sent to Mari Klassen.
POPDHH provides an opportunity to get together and discuss current challenges and educational approaches. We are partnering with Abbotsford to provide a unique opportunity for SEAs/interpreters/intervenors/TAs working with DHH students.
Where: Burnaby Central Secondary School
When: Friday, October 21, 2016
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Click here for more details.
A special online, interactive workshop for BC teachers with Auditory Sciences to showcase Interact-AS setup.
NEW: Session recordings and handouts have been uploaded to our website. Click here for more information.
Click here for brochure.
Who is it for?
Special Education Providers who work with children that have hearing loss (while special consideration will be provided to Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TDHH), Learning Resource Teachers who fulfill the role of TDHHs and provide support to students who are DHH are also welcome to apply).
We are piloting a mentorship group for Educational Assistants (special consideration will be given to EAs who are currently working with a student who has a hearing loss, but anyone with an interest in deafness should apply).
UPDATE: EA Mentorship program has now closed for registration with a wait list in effect. We encourage you to apply in two years.
* All modes of communication are supported in this group!
Please promote and endorse this new program widely in your home districts! Click here for more information.
POPDHH has purchased Interact-AS Professional Edition, a transcription software, for the use of any TDHH or school wishing to try out this technology with their Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
Visit our webpage for Interact-AS
This fun video was produced by the staff of the British Columbia School for the Deaf Spring Concert that took place on May 7, 2015.
Click here for more information and registration forms