Category Archives: Carter

Reflection: Thank you Bridget

This morning as I came into the dining room, I saw Carter standing at the buffet table, resting his chin on it and looking at a Polaroid photo of him and Indie. I watched him and then knelt alongside him. … Continue reading

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Language explosion!

Our little man is now 2 1/2 years old and it’s a challenge to keep recording his language development! We are seeing him transfer language structures and vocab and use them in a variety of contexts! One of Carter’s favourite … Continue reading

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One of the hardest decisions…

This was challenging to write but I feel it needs to be shared to inform people’s thinking. Towards the end of 2017 Oliver and I began to talk about the possibility of Carter having cochlear implants. There were a number … Continue reading

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Language continues to develop!

Tonight Carter was playing happily on the floor and as we were all interacting with him and signing around him, he got so excited and then ‘told’ us an elaborate story about his day (well that’s what I reckon it … Continue reading

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Milestones

There are a number of checklists available to families that look at the developmental milestones and language development. In NZ families with deaf children are ¬†given the Monitoring Protocols and these are checked by the parents and AODC. They are … Continue reading

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