By Richard Medugno

ISBN-10: 156368277X

ISBN-13: 9781563682773

While Richard Medugno and his spouse Brenda realized in 1993 that their17-month-old daughter Miranda was once deaf, they grieved, as many listening to mom and dad do. quickly, in spite of the fact that, Medugno seized carry of the necessity to take optimistic motion for Miranda. Deaf Daughter, listening to Father recounts the notable tale in their trip in the past fourteen years.Medugno first researched the easiest verbal exchange mode for Miranda. speedy pushing aside the speech pathology version, he and his spouse selected ASL by myself because the most sensible, average language for Miranda. He surrounded his daughter with possibilities to benefit ASL, by means of arranging to satisfy deaf participants and households, and in addition by way of hiring deaf babysitters. He additionally made up our minds to profit ASL himself, to make sure communique along with his daughter. As Miranda neared tuition age, Medugno spearheaded a transcontinental look for precisely the correct tuition for her schooling. in order that Miranda may possibly attend the California college for the Deaf (CSD), the Medugno family members moved from Toronto, Canada to Fremont, CA.In Deaf Daughter, listening to Father, Medugno stocks useful details on a number of the universal demanding situations confronted by means of listening to mom and dad. He offers an inventory of video games that listening to and deaf teenagers can play jointly, a huge attention for lots of households. His enthusiasm for all probabilities, from exploring the opportunity of video telephones to aiding level CSD musicals, finds his abiding devotion to Miranda. Such a starting place has enabled her to suppose proud, convinced, and satisfied in her ambitions. whilst, Medugno acknowledges that the rewards of getting a deaf daughter are some distance more than he can have was hoping for or imagined.

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Didn’t buy it, at least not then. All he saw was Miranda getting much more attention than he did. He saw all the extra efforts made to accommodate her. Then he experienced his sister and her friends making fun of him and the way he signed. This is not the way it should be, he must have thought. ” he said. “Life’s not fair,” I told him. It didn’t help. I sometimes wish that we had a deaf child first. It seems that when the older child is deaf, the younger one learns to sign easier and have a better relationship because the younger one wants to emulate the older one.

C. Drury School for the Deaf in Milton, Ontario. This was a provincial school where most of the students were residents during the week and went home on the weekend. Milton is a bedroom community of greater Toronto, and many of its residents commute into the big city via the train. We weren’t overly impressed with the school, which seemed to be in a struggle over its overall philosophy and in constant fear of governmental interference in its education process or the cutting of funding. Though this was Gary Malkowski’s alma mater, we just couldn’t see it as one of our top choices.

It seemed to us that Miranda got enough of the deaf and hearing dynamic at home with her parents and brother. We wanted to give her a place where the playing field was level: a place where language wouldn’t be an issue, where everyone spoke the same language. I visited California’s two state schools for the deaf in March of 1994. The first stop was the San Francisco Bay area and the city of Fremont, Visiting Deaf Schools 39 which is southwest of the city and northeast of San Jose. Fremont is considered both a part of Silicon Valley and East Bay.

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