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STUDENT WORKSHOP DETAILS

The Surrey School District in collaboration with the Provincial Outreach Program: Deaf and Hard of Hearing is sponsoring a workshop for students. This workshop is geared to all Deaf and hard of hearing students from Grades 6 to 12 in British Columbia. 

This will be an exciting day to connect and socialize with other students across the province. Gael Hannan and Drisana Levitzke-Gray will be presenting to the students throughout this empowering and fun filled day! 

Lunch and a snack will be provided. Please let us know of any food allergies when completing the registration form.

Presenters:

  • Drisana Levitzke-Gray
  • Gael Hannan
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SHAPE OF THE DAY

Drisana Levitzke-Gray

  • Drisana will be spending an exciting afternoon with the students sharing her story! Drisana’s story will provide the students with an opportunity to reflect on how their own experiences have shaped and will continue to shape them!
Gael Hannan
  • Students will have an exciting opportunity to meet Gael and hear about her fascinating journey with hearing loss. Guaranteed, they will be treated to a fun morning with lots of laughs!
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PRESENTERS

Drisana

Drisana Levitzke-Gray

Young Australian of the Year 2015

Drisana Levitzke-Gray is the recipient of the 2015 Young Australian of the Year Award and WA Young Australian of the Year Award in recognition of her passion and dedication in advocating for the human rights of deaf people, raising awareness about Auslan (Australian Sign Language), and the right of deaf children in Australia to access Auslan from birth. She works as a Motivational Speaker, Auslan and accessibility Consultant and provides workshops on various topics. 

 


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Gael

Gael Hannan

Hearing Loss Advocate, Writer, Speaker, Humourist

Gael Hannan is an advocate, writer, performer, and author of The way I hear it: a life with hearing loss. Hearing loss is not funny - but Gael Hannan asserts that a sense of humour makes living with it easier. Gael Hannan describes her hearing loss in many ways, and when she wants to make it short and snappy, she describes herself as a “HoH”, short for Hard of Hearing.  Gael and her Hearing Husband Doug, have one son, Joel, and they divide their time between Ontario and Canada’s west coast.

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Registration 

REGISTRATION

Visit www.popdhh.ca/dhhcw/ to register your students.  

Lunch and a snack will be provided. Please let us know of any food allergies when completing the registration form.

Registration Deadline: February 28, 2018


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VENUE

Student Workshop Teacher Workshop
REC 206 REC 304
Resource and Education Centre
14123 92 Ave
Surrey, BC V3V 0C7
Resource and Education Centre
14123 92 Ave
Surrey, BC V3V 0C7



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Resource and Education Centre (REC)*

*Note: The Resource and Education Centre (REC) is located immediately east of the District Education Centre


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Workshop Planning Committee:

Terrence Belton, Angela Dennstedt, Leonarda  Ehl, Laurie Jeffrey, Joy Gong, Annie Lehbauer, Leela Mattu, Kimberly Patrick, David Samborsky, Michelle Schmidt, Shelley Williams

Email it.conf.2016@gmail.com if you have questions.

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