Parents with hearing impairment share their stories*This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Parents with hearing impairment share their stories (Links to English resource)
Summary: In this short video, parents with hearing impairment share their experiences. They talk about some of the things they miss out on, such as socialising with other parents, or chatting with their child’s teacher. But they also say that being a parent has taught them to be patient, and that their confidence has grown over time. As one mum says, if you need help, ‘Just ask. People are happy to help. Don’t feel you can’t because you’re deaf. Be confident, get involved.’
Organisation: Raising Children Network
Publishing date: June 2015
Last reviewed: June 2017
English resource: Report broken link
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