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Published on Sep 2, 2012
Takes a few minutes but worth the experience. Our niece has been deaf since she was born. She has never heard the sound of her parents voice or her 6 year old son, Blake. Every day for the next several months she will learn how sound works and where it comes from.
Update: thank you to everyone that appreciates and feels what a beautiful time this was and continues to be for Amy and our families. She is continuing her hard work of speech and sound therapy to distinguish what sound is. Her pronunciation has improved vastly and she can hear words and especially music! Naturally, after a lifetime of lip reading and signing, it is still necessary for her to rely on that skill to have conversation in a group. Every day is new and sometimes an exhausting experience. She loves the challenge to improve yet more and she is a joy to be around. By the way, Amy has a high school diploma and college degree! This girl never let anything get in her way to be her best!
Please don't post ugly or inappropriate comments, we love her very much and if you can't be supportive than keep your twisted thoughts and words to yourself.
Published on Sep 1, 2012
Our niece Amy, hears for the first time. She's 26 years old and has a 6 year old son. This is just a start to the road ahead to learn what sound is and where it comes from. It was the most amazing day ever to be a witness to this medical miracle and a true gift from God.
Originally posted by rickymouse
The fingers and the chalkboard.....That was part of our early programming. They were trying to teach us to fear something that really didn't even bother anyone. Conditioning is all it was, as one kid covers their ears, eventually they all start covering their ears to appear normal. We were told it bothered us when in essence it didn't. The monkey see monkey do test.edit on 30-4-2013 by rickymouse because: (no reason given)