TDHH Resource Blog

Monday, November 29, 2004


There is a ( .4) itinerant position open in Burnbaby ASAP until the end of the school year. There is a possibility, but no committment, for renewal next year.

For more information contact May Siew, in Burnaby Personnel, at 664-8290.


ItinerantTeacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing:

We are seeking to employ an itinerant teacher of the deaf and hard-of-hearing at our tiny independent school starting January, 2005.

We require 3-5 hours per week of instruction/assistance (our schedule is flexible.) The individual students who require help are in grades K to 5. Elizabeth Buckley School teaches a B.C. curriculum and all students receive sign language instruction. The majority of our children are hearing, but we do provide very good services for children with hearing impairments.
If you are able to help us in our search, we would be most appreciative.

Please respond to:

Pam Yorath
Elizabeth Buckley School (Victoria)
(250) 727-2215

Questions with Regard to working in Secondary Schools

To: District Hearing Resource Teachers who work in the Secondary Schools
From: Beryl Woodrow, District hearing Resource Teacher, Burnaby, Donna Goodman, District Hearing Resource Teacher, Maple Ridge

Donna and I have been asked to speak, facilitate at the Coquitlam itinerant Workshop with regard to questions surrounding itinerant support in secondary schools. We would like to get your input.

Please help us by answering the following question and e-mail to:

What 3 issues/concerns with regard to secondary itinerant support would you like to have addressed? For example, scheduling, ieps, support materials, etc., etc,.....

Friday, November 12, 2004

Health Product Information
Health Professional or Consumer Advisories for health productsare posted on Health Canada's Web site on an ad hoc basis toalert health professionals or consumers of important healthproduct safety information. These include advisories issuedby the Marketed Health Products Directorate (MHPD), theTherapeutic Products Directorate (TPD), the Biologics andGenetic Therapies Directorate (BGTD) of Health Canada andthose prepared in collaboration with the Directorates andissued by industry.

Provided here for your convenience are the links to a new posting entitled:

Recall notification for all unused Advanced Bionicsimplantable cochlear stimulators.- Advanced Bionics- Health Professional Communication

Notification to CLARION 1.2 cochlear implant users.- Advanced Bionics- Consumer Information

Notification to CLARION CII cochlear implant users.- Advanced Bionics- Consumer Information

Notification to HiRes 90K cochlear implant users.- Advanced Bionics- Consumer Information

Thursday, November 11, 2004

Career Awareness
CAEDHH National is finalizing an application for a federal grant to initiate a media project on career awareness of our profession. We are focusing on career opportunities within the field of deafness. We need to prove a critical shortage and how this impacts future education for our population of deaf and hard of hearing students.. Could you please respond as to whether you are considering retirement in the next five years.

CAEDHH will not publish names and will only give facts for this application process. We need the information ASAP and appreciate your prompt reply.

Maureen Clarke, Pacific Regional Rep.


Thursday, November 04, 2004

Interpreter Needed!

We are looking for an Interpreter in Kelowna, SD 23, ASAP. The student is a grade 3 Deaf student who uses ASL. If you know of anyone who might be interested could you please pass on my e-mail address?
Thanks, Janene