I do understand though, that parents that are deaf and then have a child that is deaf, would have a very difficult decision to make, because starting from the birth of the child, the com...
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...reduce the probabilities of many psychological issues, because it gives the individual a voice, where they never had one before. Being heard and validated whether it is through vocality, technology, written or interpreted means is imperative to a healthy mind.
On a side note: When my children were babies I taught them basic sign language, such as eat, more, please & thank you, play and other words, which came in very handy when my boys lost their speech at 18 months until the age of four and because I had taught my oldest to sign since she was young, she was able to communicate with her brothers through signing which enabled them to have a better relationship and she went on to have relationships at school with the hearing impaired. So starting early intervention techniques, whether it is a necessity or not, can in fact be useful in terms of lifelong communications.
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