Making Sense in Sign: A Lifeline for a Deaf Child (Parents' by Jenny Froude

By Jenny Froude

Language which develops ‘against the entire odds’ is especially beneficial. phrases weren't sufficient for Tom; it was once indicators that made experience of a global silenced by means of meningitis. self assurance got here through pleased and confident steps to conversation from babyhood; a broom with epilepsy, a cochlear implant in his adolescents and existence as an autonomous younger grownup undefined.

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Signing has an application for the rest of the family, too. Countless times in situations where distance, solemnity or noise separates us we’ve blessed the ability to be able to communicate silently. ) Younger siblings seem to pick up the signs naturally and older ones enjoy the challenge of acquiring a new skill. Daniel’s enthusiasm and proficiency took shape simultaneously with a craze for break-dancing and we reprimanded him one supper-time for indulging in the hand movements of the latter at the table.

Because I had never told him that; he’d somehow picked it up! Tom especially enjoyed teasing me about my shortcomings, in particular my inability to drive. Drawing friend Wendy’s car one day he said to me ‘You must drive a car’. I explained, ‘I don’t know how’. Tom insisted, ‘You must drive Wendy’s car’. I demurred, ‘Policeman will put me in prison because I don’t know how to drive a car’. Tom retaliated, ‘Wendy is clever. You sit on Wendy’s lap and drive. Yes, yes, yes’. Absent-mindedly I signed ‘yes’ by mistake.

The photographs they salvaged proved so precious to Joan and Steffen, who could trace the family resemblances in their own daughter and son, long after his parents had Channels of Communication 41 departed this life. And in a very moving news story I read of a Kosovan father finally reunited with his family by following a trail of torn photographs his wife had strewn as a clue to their escape route. Sometimes food is not the most important thing, after all. Our photographs hardly merit a mention in the same paragraph as such momentous events but, in their own way, they were a lifeline and are now a source of joy and remembrance to us, too.

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