My kids and I went to the picnic and meet several parents who have Deaf children ages from 18 mos old to 13 yrs old. Know what, my kids stunned to hear those children at age 8 to 12. Their speech sounds like Deaf voice.
It was very painful for me to see those adorable babies with huge scar on little cute heads. The parents were thrilled that their babies are able to hearing like them. Oh please... It makes me very furious. Why can't those parents accept for their Deaf children who are.
I meet several teenager kids, they are unhappy what their parents make the decision for them. They prefer to be Deaf like us. It is really sad to see the parents make huge mistake decision what the best for their Deaf children.
I am very sorry, I do NOT support 18 mos old to teenager ages what the parents make the decision for them. I do respect for the adults's decision because it is their bodies.
I would NEVER agree with this medical society to allow 18 mos old babies to get a cochlear implants.
It is really SAD because FDA does not update accurately information how risky for those young kids get the cochlear implants. FDA does not want to scare the parents how dangerous for those young ages Deaf children get the CI.
Those Deaf children ALWAYS to be DEAF like us. Cochlear Implants does not cure to be hearing !!
I learned how to speak since I was three years old. I sat on the ****ing wooden chair to learn how to speak. Know what, I learned how to speak as a monkey's voice. What is the ****ing waste of my time to learn how to speak for all those years.
I do not learn another things in academic. I just learned how to speak M, N, P, F, etc... No wonder, I can speak accurately **** as perfect !! Other rest of words, I can't speak that very well.
My kids said, my speak sounds like a monkey and chicken. I really appreciated what R.I. School for the Deaf taught me how to speak like a monkey.
I am very against for 18 mos old Deaf babies get the cochlear implants.
Know what, my children said, if their children will be Deaf. They would rather NOT
get them a cochlear implants even if the technology is much improved. They prefer to teach their Deaf children to using ASL as communication. Do not need to learn how to speak.