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Member Resources During Covid-19

Speech and Hearing BC recognizes the challenges facing our members today in the changing landscape of the Covid-19 pandemic We have gathered some information below to assist you in facing these challenges in your home life and in your work life: Federal Assistance During COVID-19 Click here for our document on the assistance available to…

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Speech and Hearing BC contributes to Select Standing Committee for Children and Youth: Report released late October

In late May, 2019, Director of Early Intervention for Speech-Language Pathology, Lynne Patrick, presented on behalf of Speech and Hearing BC to the Select Standing Committee for Children and Youth.  This committee was given the task of gathering information on eligibility and assessment processes for children and youth with neuro-diverse special needs across the province. …

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College Fee Increase

What can you do to take action regarding the fee increase? Write a formal letter to CSHBC with your concerns. CSHBC Email: Registrar and CEO. Sign Speech and Hearing BC’s petition and encourage your colleagues to do so as well. Speak to your employer regarding the possibility of having your Speech and Hearing BC and SAC fees…

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Speech and Hearing BC Voice at Budget 2020 Consultations

Finance Committee Budget Report and Recommendations Support Speech and Hearing BC Testimony This week, the B.C. Standing Committee on Finance issued its Report on the Budget 2020 Consultation, which included a list of recommendations to the government of British Columbia as it develops its forthcoming budget. The committee heard from hundreds of stakeholders across the…

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Congratulations to CAYA

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction recently announced $9.3 Million in funding for CAYA. Adults in BC with severe communication disabilities will be supported in living with independence and as full participants in their communities through funding for augmentative communication technology and professional support. Congratulations to CAYA and thank you to the Ministry…

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Thank you to Members Wendy Duke and Shari Linde – WorkSafe BC rate increase

Dear Speech and Hearing BC members, By now you are all aware that WorkSafe BC has increased their reimbursement rate for speech-language pathology services to $160.00/hour effective July 1, 2019. This came about due to the dedicated work and perseverance of Speech and Hearing BC members Wendy Duke and Shari Linde. Wendy and Shari independently…

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Call for Nominations – Speech and Hearing BC Awards

Speech and Hearing BC officially recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology by bestowing the following awards. The recipients of the Association’s awards are honoured at our annual conference each year. Nominate a colleague or professional for one of our 4 awards. Deadline for application is August 15,…

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