Discover How Our Deaf Child Grew Up Confident, Independent and Successful Beyond Our Imagination!

September 1, 2009, Category: Deaf Community, Deaf Education, Deaf Parenting

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A Family’s Journey with a Deaf son. Welcome to our family story, our life’s journey with our Deaf son.  My husband, Alex, and I have 2 children, Larry and Charisma.  Larry and his wife Amrit are both Deaf.  Their beautiful daughter Raveena is hearing. Our story details how we discovered Larry was Deaf, our decision...

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Professor Larry Stephen-Northern Essex Community College

January 5, 2011, Category: Deaf Education

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Deaf professor urges his American Sign Language (ASL) students to interact with the deaf community using their new language...

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Les Brown- Inspired and Motivated Us.

July 22, 2010, Category: Deaf Parenting

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This weekend Raz and I attended the inspirational seminar, “Discover Your Power Voice” with Les Brown.  Les Brown is the Emmy award-winning, world renowned motivational speaker, author and television personality.  The seminar was truly inspirational.  Les Brown OVER DELIVERED CONTENT!  The topics, materials, the guest speakers and the warm family environment were sensational.  The sessions...

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A List of Community Colleges in Massachusetts that offer programs in American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies

June 25, 2010, Category: Deaf Education

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Community Colleges: Bristol Community College BBC offers an Associate in Arts in Deaf Studies.  The Deaf studies program explores the language, culture, history and contemporary issues of Deaf people.  Fundamental to the program are both competency in American Sign Language and a desire to work with Deaf people and not for them.  This program prepares...

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Be All You Can Be…Keep your eye on the Ball!

June 23, 2010, Category: Deaf Community

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The United States men National Soccer team just won the World Cup match against Algeria to advance to the next round!  From almost being eliminated, an excellent throw from USA’s goalkeeper Tim Howard started the play for the goal scored by Landon Donovan in the 91st minute.  The US is now top of their group...

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Ten Top Tips for Parenting a Special Needs Child

June 22, 2010, Category: Deaf Parenting

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Parenting a special needs child is challenging, have faith and make sure you have a good support system of family, friends, and people from your child’s school system. Make the welfare of your child a high priority.  Your efforts will be rewarded. Treat your child as normal as possible; do not feel sorry for your...

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Raveena Jasleen Stephen’s Dedication at Grace Chapel, MA

June 7, 2010, Category: Deaf Parenting

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On a beautiful and sunny Sunday, May 30th 2010, we had Raveena’s dedication to God and a celebration party. Raveena was born on August 3rd 2008 on a beautiful sunny Sunday. She is hearing. The name “Raveena” means beauty of the sun. Her middle name “Jasleen” means absorbed in singing the praises of God. Amrit and I chose both her...

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Grace Chapel in Lexington , MA. Christian ministry for the Deaf

June 4, 2010, Category: Deaf Community

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Grace Chapel in Lexington , Massachusetts has a Christian ministry for the Deaf.  This ministry is very inclusive.  When we found out our daughter-in-law, Amrit, was pregnant we switch church to Grace Chapel.  Larry, Amrit and us believed it was very important to attend a church with a ministry for the Deaf, now that their family was expanding...

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Deaf Adults Are Awesome Parents

June 4, 2010, Category: Deaf Parenting

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Our son Larry and Amrit his wife are strong and independent Deaf adults. They both have Masters degrees in Deaf Education and are both teachers, who own their home. Larry and Amrit have a beautiful daughter,...

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A Call to Fathers of Special Needs Children

April 30, 2010, Category: Deaf Education, Deaf Parenting

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If you are a father of a special needs child and reading this blog, hooray! We are so happy that you are involved in your child’s life! We really, really want to congratulate you and encourage you. If you are a mother reading this blog, and you will like your husband or spouse to become more involved...

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Building Your Deaf Child’s Self-Confidence

March 4, 2010, Category: Deaf Community, Deaf Education, Deaf Parenting

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It is important to build your child’s self-confidence, and this applies to all children. One of the easiest ways to build your child’s self-confidence is to support his or her passion. For example if your child loves soccer, music, swimming, gymnastics or another activity, use this activity to build their...

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