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Deaf Zumba Class


Celebrate 100 years of Deaf School in BC

Celebrate 100 years of Deaf School in BC

“15th Reunion”

BCSD Alumni Association

Will host

Indian Summer Picnic

September 7, 2013

12:00 to 4:00PM

Fund Raiser

Sandwiches, Chips and Beverages Sale

Ron McLean Park – Burnaby

Rumble and Hedley not far from Edmonds Sky Train Station

Kid Stuff Games Activities

50/50 Draws


If Rain …. Cancelled


Deaf Friendly Yoga Class FUN-draiser with ‘Dance for Deaf Kids’ to follow

DANCE for Deaf Kids3 EMAIL

Intervenor For Student with Deafblindness

2013-2014 School Year -British Columbia School for the Deaf

Immediate Job Posting May 31, 2013

Posting closes June 12, 2013

The BC Provincial School for the Deaf is a K – 12 school with an elementary and a secondary campus located in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Role: The Intervenor’s primary role is to ensure the learner with deafblindness is an informed and active participant in every activity using whatever means of communication is best for the learner.

Responsibilities: The full time Intervenor for the 2013- 2014 school year will work 1:1 with a student who is deafblind under the direct supervision of a Teacher of the Deaf. The Intervenor is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides support to the student with Deafblindness.

Qualifications: Grade 12 Graduation, Preferred successful completion of recognized post secondary Intervenor Program or willingness to take courses in Deafblindness through Douglas College. ASL skills are mandatory.


Additional Skills :

•Competent in implementing educational goals designed by the team of professionals.

•Proven success in establishing and maintaining working relationships

•Ability to work effectively and independently with a degree of initiative

•Good organizational skills

•Ability and willingness to enhance skills and knowledge in order to meet the goals of the students IEP


Applicants please contact Myrna Ziola , Acting Principal ph 604-664-8300 or by  email: myrna.ziola@sd41.bc.ca


Announcement: World Report on Disability in International Sign

The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) is pleased to announce that the World Report on Disability made by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank is now available in International Sign. The World Report on Disability was published by the WHO and the World Bank in 2011. The Report includes information on lives of persons with disabilities with recommendations for different stakeholders.

WFD President Colin Allen believes that it is an international breakthrough to have the World Report on Disability available in International Sign. Allen congratulates the WHO for their commitment ensuring the report was translated and available in International Sign – an initiative that benefits WFD Ordinary Members in 133 countries.

The World Report on Disability is currently available in several languages and in various formats to ensure accessibility. The International Sign version along with versions in different languages and formats is available at