Originally Posted by mbrek
I'm sure Frankie's mom knows if her son is receptive to language. For those of use with non-verbal children you learn to look for cues and responses in their faces or eyes. My own son never showed any ability that he knew what was said. I would have been elated if he looked at me when I said "where's mama?"... but it never registered.
I understand your point- but your son is hearing, correct? All I'm advocating for is for him to have the opportunity to develop language and the ability to communicate. A DHH child isn't going to acquire appropriate language by overhearing their family talking...