Originally Posted by sunny_signs
I got that from teachers all the time. They know I can talk, nothing wrong with vocal cords, and they spend much time trying to convince me to talk. They think I'm embarrassed about sounding funny. Why? I can't hear it sounds funny. They don't understand I don't talk with voice because I talk with hands. Is redundant. One teacher, in grade 4, tell me I cannot answer class questions in sign, I must talk or I get marked wrong. My dad was very angry at that. Moved me to a different teacher.
Good for Dad.
Left ear implanted with Med-El on April 24 2007.
Activated on May 9th.
Upgraded to Opus 2 9/10/2010