Deaf Like Me
Gallaudet University Press, Jan 1, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 285 pages
Deaf Like Me is the moving account of parents coming to terms with their baby girl's profound deafness. The love, hope, and anxieties of all hearing parents of deaf children are expressed here with power and simplicity. In the epilogue, Lynn Spradley as a teenager reflects upon being deaf, her education, her struggle to communicate, and the discovery that she was the focus of her father's and uncle's book. At once moving and inspiring, Deaf Like Me is must reading for every parent, relative, and friend of deaf children everywhere.
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Review: Deaf Like MeUser Review - Kate - Goodreads
This book should be required reading for any hearing parents who have a profoundly deaf child. Even forty years later, there is a lot of misinformation out there about education for deaf children ... Read full review
Review: Deaf Like MeUser Review - Elaine - Goodreads
I found myself in disbelief that people would think talking with a voice was so important, more important than being able to communicate with their child. I wwas relieved to read they finally gave up on the notion. Read full review