From France – how the mother of a boy who’s deaf, travels abroad to have his bilateral cochlear implants mapped, and to progress his speech teaching.
What’s most disturbing is that the spoken-language approach did not seem to be mentioned on the French websites for cochlear hearing devices.
Read more: The Sky Is The Limit (For Informed Parents)
Only for researching the internet, this mother would not have realised her son can learn to listen and speak, especially with bilateral cochlear implants. In fact, he became bilingual in spoken French and English, which is fantastic.
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