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Best baby monitor for Deaf Parents

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Reviews

There’s only one way babies have to communicate with us: by crying. A crying baby could mean anything from “I’m hungry!” to “I’m sleepy!” – or it could even mean it’s time for a diaper change or that they’re getting sick. I recommend everyone has a baby monitor in their home; they make it easy […]

March 15, 2017

Life as a Deaf Mother

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Web Article

When I learned I was pregnant, I was filled with joy: Finally, I was going to be a mother. Yet it wasn’t long before the joy was replaced by a pervading fear as I was forced to ask myself: How will I manage being a mother if I can’t hear anything? Some deaf parents-to-be are […]

March 13, 2017

Teachers Guide to Deaf Parents

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Video, Web Article

Let’s Talk – a teacher’s guide to working with Deaf parents and their children is designed for anyone working in schools. Information is provided for teachers, administrators, and additional school staff such as counsellors, integration aides and Outside School Hours Care staff. The information is intended to give the reader a sense of the cultural and […]

March 10, 2017

Blind Parent, Sighted Child

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Web Article

Playing with My Son My four year old son scrambles from one activity to the next at our local playground. He knows I can’t see him properly, my vision faded years before he was born but he still calls out, “Watch me, Mummy. I’m over here.” I turn my head to face the direction of […]

March 9, 2017

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