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Maine Educational Center of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Percival P. Baxter Foundation for Maine's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Governor Baxter School for the Deaf
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Early Childhood and Family Services
Loss & Found
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Maine Newborn Hearing Program (EHDI)
"No One Like Me"
Posted on 08/08/2016
‘Tween advocacy and fitting in. I stared at the picture for a while. I tilted my head first to the right and then to the left. I was looking at my 12 year old’s self-portrait and trying to figure it out. It didn’t even look human but I didn’t want to hurt her feelings. What could I say
It Takes a Village
Posted on 09/09/2016
I remember the day our son didn’t pass his newborn hearing screening. I sat on the floor of his hospital room staring at his crib. It felt like the air was being sucked from the room. I knew I should be happy that he was getting stronger and that, after more than 30 days
Halloween- A Parent's Perspective
Posted on 10/28/2016
My son Lucas is 6.5 years old, and was born profoundly deaf. He received his first set of hearing aids at 5 months old, and cochlear implants at the ages 1 and 2. We used a combination of sign language and speech for the first two years, until he showed preference over spoken language. Now, our primary mode of communication is spoken language, with some
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