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The information in this document was contributed by Mark J. Dessert at November 1995. A parent once said: It is offensive to parents such as myself to be characterized as people who choose cochlear implants as one would decide on a breast implant.
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2005 Nov 30
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What's the fuss? Someone called Lee wrote: All the people around them are hearing and can understand them just fine. Ohhhhhhhh!!!!!! I'm not going to flame you Lee, but I'm going to share......because just this simple little line got my ire up!!! I mean IRE!!!!!!!!!
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2005 Dec 1
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The following article was written at 19 Nov 1995 by a DEAF-L subscriber (who asked to withhold his name), as part of an argument with a proponent of oral education for deaf children and implanting children with cochlear implants.
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2007 Aug 16
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Introduction This document contains the opinions of several people - both deaf and professionals who work with the deaf, who speak out against the Inclusion movement. I wish to thank the several people who contributed and forwarded to me articles for inclusion in this document:
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