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Washington State Hands & Voices

Washington State Hands & Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing, without a bias towards communication modes.  It is a parent-driven, non-profit organization, providing families with resources, networks, and information needed to improve communication and educational outcomes for their children.  


WA Hands & Voices is now accepting applications for Parent Guide positions

To request information please contact Christine Griffin, GBYS Coordinator at gbys@wahandsandvoices.org 

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The 5th Annual Deaf Fiesta!!

Cost: FREE for families

Registration Deadline: March 13

Location: Central Washington University

Black Hall, Room 201

400 E University Way, Ellensburg


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Keep the first weekend in May reserved for the annual Family Retreat in

Ellensburg at the Lazy F Camp.

This is one of the best opportunities of the year to connect with new and old

friends, share resources and learn!

We'll keep you updated when more info is available.

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Action needed! Join us with March of Dimes February 11th 2015!


    Ever wondered how YOU could have an impact and be heard by legislation?

Join us in Olympia as we support March of Dimes with rising awareness to the importance of early hearing screening.

Please RSVP by January 20th to Gina Legaz (see below), so she has materials and lunch for everybody!


Hope to see you there!


Photo: Action day with March of Dimes on 2/11 in Olympia!! H&V are invited to join and support EHDDI Program (early hearing screening) but it's one small part of MoD legislative agenda that day. Please RSVP by 1/20.

2/21 & 2/22: Legislative Advocacy Training


Great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of how to approach you legislator when advocating for you D/HH childs' needs!

See flyer below for more info.

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A Playdate for Children with Hearing Loss - Age 6 & Under

During our time together, parents can learn ways to support their children in developing new speech skills, language, and listening skills. NWSDHH staff will be there to help guide your children so parents are more able to socialize with others!


Jan. 24

Feb. 28

Mar. 14

Apr. 11SDHH staff will be thealize with others!

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WA. State Hands & Voices Brochure

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Guide By Your Side


Providing unbiased, emotional support and resources by trained Parent Guides to families with children with hearing loss.


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Using S.E.E.     in the Classroom:               An Interactive Research Based Workshop

March 21, 2015 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Northwest School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children 15303 Westminster Way North Shoreline, WA. Cost: $60 Parents: $40

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