In BC: The Youth Peer Support Program targets deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students ages 10 to 13. Its mission is to support deaf and hard of hearing students in their navigation of school, work, and social activities by providing online resources, networking, workshops, and leadership involvement. Visit their website https://www.chha-bc.org/youthpsp/ for general information or for specific information about what the program offers:  https://www.chha-bc.org/youthpsp/about/.  They have a very interesting monthly E-newsletter:  email them at chhabcypsp@gmail.com to subscribe. In Spring 2021, the Youth Peer Support Program introduced a new session for hard of hearing youth ages 13 and older, focusing on personal wellness.  These is a virtual meeting and is open to anyone across Canada.  Here is also the link to their webpage: https://www.chha-bc.org/youthpsp/workshops/ with the registration information.   Here is a poster to print, post, & distribute.  Wellness Workshop Poster

Spring 2022:  The Youth Support Program is pleased to host an online networking night for Grade 11 and 12 HOH students who seek information about what to expect in post-secondary education.  We will also have a panel portion of current post-secondary students sharing their experiences, strategies, and tips. Captioning access will be provided for the evening. We extend an invitation to those who reside in other provinces to join us as well.

Date: Thursday May 19th 2022

Time: 6pm to 7:45pm PT

Location: Zoom platform

Click here to register by Monday May 16th.  

Attached is the flyer – please feel free to share this with your students and families. Community partners and educational professionals are all welcome to attend. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you on May 19th.

Contact info:

http://ypsp.chha-bc.org/

www.facebook.com/chhabcypsp 

Flyer:  2022 Post-Secondary Transition Networking Night