Originally Posted by faire_jour
1st, they should use ASL even when the child is older and hasa CI.
2nd, if you wait it doesn't work as well! Why would you wait and put the much older child through "an invasive procedure" for something that will not provide access to language, maybe enviromental sounds, and (if implanted as a non-verbal teen) will likely become a non-user. That seems much more illogical.
They should use ASL when the child is an infant before implanted.
This is where you are illogical in your thinking-process. This is where you tout that children should be exposed to ASL after being implanted and at an older age.
This is where your thinking is very flawed, FJ.