Originally Posted by deafdyke
Yeah I know. I think a lot of Deaf see those Auditory-Verbal extremists(the ones who want to encourage dhh kids to totally and completely assimulate in the hearing world) and think that's what ALL mainstreaming is about. I think mainstreaming has a lot of value but so does going to a school for the deaf (especially at a young age)
Pah! There's someone that I can totally relate with about the mainstreaming issue. I have absolutely no regrets about being mainstreamed as it opened windows of opportunities for me and a whole new world, as well.