I Have a Deaf Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 17 People

    My Daughter

    We adopted our daughter at birth. When we started looking into adoption, a friend of our came forward and said she knew a teenager who was 14 weeks pregnant and considering adoption. We worked with her through her entire pregnancy, and we were even there when she gave birth. In...
    JeNeRegretteRien JeNeRegretteRien
    36-40, F
    May 23, 2012

    Landon Is Deaf

    My son is 15 months old. I found out the day he was born he had a profound hearing loss in both ears. He just recieved bilateral cochlear implants and can now hear our voices!!! Although he will always be deaf and sign will be his first lnaguage i cant wait to see the progress...
    aharris08 aharris08
    1 Response Jul 8, 2009

    Being a Mom to a Deaf Child

    Our son was born deaf, but we found out about it only when he was 9 months old. He is now almost 13 years old, has hearing aids and goes to a regular school with hearing kids. Its not easy for him, especially socially but he manages. We worry about him often thinking how he...
    afzeluches afzeluches
    8 Responses Jun 4, 2008

    I Am Deaf. They Are Deaf. Deaf Family!

    I am deaf. I was born deaf due to a defect. I have three children, two of whom are deaf and were born with the same defect. None of my immediate family are deaf, but I do have a great grandmother who was deaf (she died before my birth) so I can only assume that's where I get it...
    SoLongAndThanksForAllTheFish SoLongAndThanksForAllTheFish
    36-40, F
    May 2, 2013

    My Deaf Child Is Adopted

    My child, he is now 22 years old, was adopted by my ex and me in 1989. He was born in Uruguay in south America. He was 3 years old when he was adopted by us. The first years he was very angry because he had no language/sign language. In the start we use body language but there...
    Dreem Dreem
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 15, 2009

    Deaf People Can Not Speak.

    Deaf people can not speak.Facts: - deaf to speak. They use their hands instead of their mouth. Sign language is the language and its structure, grammar, and appropriate time to confirm. It can be transmitted, which means that the complexity of the language.All deaf people use...
    DeafSocial DeafSocial
    26-30, F
    Apr 10, 2012
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