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The bob rumball center for the deaf powerpoint

  1. 1. Providing opportunities for a higher quality of life for Deaf people, while preserving and promoting their language and culture.
  2. 2.  BRCD (The Bob Rumball Center for the Deaf) A place where people who are deaf & hard of hearing can heighted their language & culture A center with many social, educational and recreational programs and services A center where you can find support at any age
  3. 3.  The Bob Rumball center for the Deaf helps anyone who is deaf, becoming deaf or are hard of hearing Available for adults, seniors, children ages 0-6 and their parents/guardians Older children are not turned away if asking for help
  4. 4. •Started by Bob Rumball, who was aminister and a football player•Opened in 1976•Wanted to start a service for the deaf sothey could enjoy church as well, so helearned ASL•Used his connections to start up BRCDand buy the property•Adopted several hearing impairedchildren•Wanted the agency to be strictly run byvolunteers
  5. 5. Bob Rumball Center for the Deaf (Toronto)Address: 2395 Bayview AvenueToronto, ON M2L 1A2 Accessible by TTC Bus Parking is available Wheelchair accessible to main building
  6. 6.  Bob Rumball Associations for the DeafAddress: 7801 Campbelleville Road W Milton, ON L9T 2X7 Bob Rumball Home for the Deaf – LTCLong Term Care facilityAddress: 1 Royal Parkside Drive Barrie, ON L4M 0C4 The Bob Rumball Camp of the DeafAddress: 236 Blackstone and Crane Lake Road Rosseau Road ON POC 1K0
  7. 7. 1. What does the BRCD offer? Newborn hearing screening (available in Ontario) Free drop-in program from 9:30am to 12:00pm, for ages 0-6 with hearing impairments, older children are not turned away Support, information and guidance to the parents and guardians of children with hearing loss/deafness Sheila and Rosary are both parents of hearing impaired children so they can share experience with new parents Families may be told about BRCD through Ronald McDonald Library Foundation Workshops partner with hearing loss programs Offer information about what hearing loss is, and the advantages/disadvantages of hearing aids vs. hearing technology Sign language courses offered for families Offer phone support for parents
  8. 8. 2. What support is available to families through this agency?Offers: Counseling Parenting workshops Childcare Advocacy servicesDose not offer: Living arrangements financial support community outreach
  9. 9. 3. What is the process through which support to families is eventually tapered off and how is that decided? when the child is too old for the program the parent can decide when they want to remove their child from BRCD Childcare the centre is lenient, so older children are not turned away, and the ECE’s are able to offer support to the parents/guardians
  10. 10.  Tuesday is Senior’s Day! Bring in interpreters if needed On average there are 2 children a day at the childcare centre, most ever was 6-8 children Opened in 2002 Provides snacks for children Open from 9:30am – 12:00pm Free drop-in program Only childcare specifically for hearing impaired or deaf children in Canada The only organization that works with all of the other hearing impaired organizations (silent voices, hands and voices, etc) Provides information to and from TDSB, TCDSB, provincial school branch outreach, infant hearing program & many more
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