Support and resources for the Deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing.
Halloween can be scary for kids with hearing loss.

Halloween originally grew out of an old Celtic festival called Samhain which involves feasting, bonfires, and dressing up. The name Samhain means the end of summer. In the Northern Hemisphere, after the 31st of October, it starts getting dark really early. People with hearing loss don’t function well in the dark. In darkness, they have…

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Canadian Hearing Society – Seeking Directors of the Board

View this post in ASL here. Canadian Hearing Society is inviting applications/nominations for multiple Board of Directors appointments in 2017 and 2018. CHS is the largest and leading non-profit provider of services, products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing…

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NorQuest College to assist deaf newcomers with language instruction and integration

EDMONTON — It’s a first for Alberta and a game changer for deaf newcomers to Canada in the Edmonton region. On Monday, October 17, NorQuest College became the only post-secondary institution in the province to begin an American Sign Language (ASL) Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) class. “The goal is to help students…

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