Parents who learn their child is deaf, have massive decisions to make – and in this post for the NY Times, one mum describes the route her family took.
Read: Teaching A Deaf Child Her Mother’s Tongue
Both daughters in this family had a valuable head-start in life, in that their hearing issues were detected early, via newborn hearing testing programs.
Their mother also mentions the technological opportunities her daughters can access, that past generations of deaf people did not get to benefit from.
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