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48. (33)What do some parents mistake their children of ‘having’ when they in fact have a deaf child? A slower child who just is not talking yet. 49. (33)What are the four stages of trauma that hearing parents experience when they receive a diagnosis of their child’s hearing loss? Grief, mourning, denial and anger. 50. (33)Why aren’t professionals aware of the many positive options among the Deaf-World? Because they are not a part of the deaf-world, the professionals are hearing.
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51. (34)Do Deaf adults usually respect their parent’s decision regarding speech therapy, hearing aids, surgery? Sometimes the child may feel neglected or negatively about these decisions because they were not given the opportunity to experience life the way they were meant to. They did not have a choice at the time. 52. (34)Why do many deaf children live in their "own world" growing up? They live in their own world because they are still learning the language and how to communicate what they feel in an efficient manner. 53. (35)Do most parents regret trying to teach their deaf child to be ‘hearing’ or do they think it’s better to have given their deaf child both options? Most hearing parents want their children to have every opportunity possible to live a “normal” life. 54. (36)Name three signed systems . Manually coded English (MCE), these include Signed English 1 (SEE1) Signed English 2 (SEE2) and Pidgin signed English (PSE). 55. (37)What do Deaf children born to a hearing family usually grow up and realize regarding the choices their parents made in raising them? They realize that they were not imperfect copies of hearing people rather they were proud Deaf people. 56. Why would a system of deaf education cause low-self esteem? Communication challenges frustrate the parentsand make them feel inadequate. 57. (38)Why do hearing parents of deaf children find it difficult to communicate with their deaf child? Because the hearing parents are not knowledgeable about the deaf world. Sometimes when the child acts out the parent is unsure of how to interact and explain to the child their frustration or concern and why not to do something. 58. (38)Why do professionals commonly encourage Deaf parents to put hearing aids on their Deaf babies? So that they may have more opportunities in life and controlling their future. 59. (39)The interaction between a hearing parent and Deaf child is compared to what other relationship? The interaction between a hearing parent and a deaf child is compared to a relationship between a teacher and a pupil. 60. (40)Why do many deaf struggle later on in adjusting in the real world? Many deaf struggle later on in adjusting in the real world because they were prevented from exploring the physical and social environment due to limited ability to communicate with their parents. 61. (41)What is the central issue in raising a Deaf child? The central issue in raising a deaf child is language. .

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