More than frequently I find myself puzzled at the wonders of life and this reminds me how I should not take things for granted, even the most basic ones. The gift of hearing, seeing and speaking was not granted to all of us. Lately, BIRD GEI has had the privilege of working with people with special needs in language acquisition, and might I add, a SECOND language. While it is hard enough to acquire a second language when we have all our senses, I can but admire people who overcome difficulties in doing so.
This 8 month old baby was born deaf, watch the moment as his cochlear implant is activated and he hears sound for the first time, and his mother’s voice.
“Such small things for some, and huge for others. Listen to the tone of the mother, it has the resonance of LOVE!” ~ Joaquin Samper