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Amazing moment as toddler hears for the first time

SHALL we all have a lovely moment? How about a really great video of a young boy called Grayson Clamp, and the exact moment he heard his father’s voice for the first time?

Grayson Clamp is three years old and until now, he’s never been able to hear.

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Posted: 24th, June 2013 | In: Reviews, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

School makes deaf Hunter Spanje change sign name because it looks like a gun

TO Nebraska, where 3-year-old Hunter Spanjer – he’s deaf – has been asked by the school to alter his sign language name because the experts think the gestures looks like he’s shooting a gun.

Hunter Spanjer’s sign violates the Grand Island Public Schools weapons policy.

Says Hunter’s father, Brian Spanjer:

“He’s deaf, and his name sign, they say, is a violation of their weapons policy. “It’s a symbol. It’s an actual sign, a registered sign, through (Signing Exact English).”

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Posted: 28th, August 2012 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0