Tag Archive: Parent’s Story

June 23rd, 2011 by | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Dacy Zacharias, a mother of two beautiful girls with bilateral cochlear implants and Cochlear™ Awareness Network Manager for Canada, not only shares her journey of raising her daughters with hearing loss, but also their experiences […]

June 13th, 2011 by | Tags: | 1 Comment »

A Deaf parent whose primary language is ASL shares her story of deciding to get her son bilateral cochlear implants and teaching him listening and spoken language. This is a perfect time to write about […]

June 9th, 2011 by | Tags: , | Comments Off

Damian Quinn’s mom was generous to take time to write a story about her son’s journey from going deaf to hearing again with cochlear implants.  Damian was one of the first children in the world […]

May 9th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , | 11 Comments »

Amy’s Story: Raising a Son with Hearing Loss and Autism

Amy shares her journey of raising a son with hearing loss and autism.  She speaks about the obstacles of finding ways to provide her son, Andrew, the best tools to treat both of his disabilities […]

March 7th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , | 14 Comments »

Debbi Culp-Hook has written a long story but a worthwhile to read about her overcoming obstacles in raising a son who is deaf but is a bilateral cochlear implant recipient and has Asperger’s syndrome.  Her […]

November 2nd, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

I met Julianne at the 2010 AG Bell Convention.  She immediately impressed me with how she and her husband have turned their own family’s struggles and successes raising a child with severe-to-profound hearing loss into […]

October 16th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

I met Sage and her mother, Madeleine, at the 2010 AG Bell Convention in Orlando, Florida.  Sage, born profoundly deaf, listens and speaks beautifully with the help of a cochlear implant that she received at […]

October 14th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

I met Laura and Mark Paddack, parents to the adorable toddler, Thomas, at this past summer’s AG Bell Convention in Orlando.  They were kind enough to share their story with me.  Their son received bilateral […]