Freedom to Communicate: A Parent’s Advocacy
By Hend Ibrahim
I always assumed that deaf people communicated through sign language and thought it was a universal language. So when my husband Sanjar and I first learned that our third child, Adam, had Usher Syndrome type 2C and was profoundly deaf in his left ear, I began to learn and use American Sign Language. Adam has a moderate to severe loss in the right ear. Learning sign was fun and easy and most signs made sense. I wanted to …
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