Hi- It's happy-go-lucky me! I know, I know, my eternal optimism may rub the wrong way on some folks. But today I have something a little different for you that's not so rah-rah: crying! It's on video! It's not something I'm proud of but something we all accept as part of raising kids (up to a point!) The purpose of the video is share with you examples of us using an object cue and touch cue to communicate with Orion what's going on.
Whether it is Orion in this video or my other kids bickering in the back seat of our van, I have the luxury as a Deaf individual to thwock my lone hearing aid out of my ear and set it down. (Yes, I lost the other one some time ago.) And enjoy that blissful silence… perhaps with some caffeine, vanilla syrup and milk froth.
And the crying ensues:
You can learn more about object cues an touch cues at Project Salute's website:
Object Cue: http://www.projectsalute.net/Learned/Learnedhtml/ObjectCue.html
Touch Cue: http://www.projectsalute.net/Learned/Learnedhtml/TouchCue.html