Losing Her Voice

After reading Janice’s account of Susan’s ear drum bursting and her subsequent hearing loss at BlogHer last summer, this post on our sister site, 5 Minutes for Special Needs, by Debbie really struck a cord with me. Debbie, author of Three Weddings, is the mother of three beautiful girls, including one with Down Syndrome.

The Lost Voice

This morning when I dropped Peanut off for school I realized I didn’t have her iPod Touch. She uses her iPod touch to communicate at school and over the last several months it has been a great way for her to participate in class. This isn’t the first time I have not had her “voice” when I took her to school, but those other times I was sure she had left it at school. Today, however was different.

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