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Drew's Dad . Patient Expert

Columbus, Ohio
I am the father of Drew, a boy who was born profoundly deaf in both ears. He received simultaneous, bilateral cochlear implants at 8 months of age in September 2007. Our blog is our record of our family's immersion and interaction within the world of deafness. We hope that it helps others find... Full Bio
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Amusement Parks, Roller Coasters and Cochlear Implants, Oh My!

Drew has always been a bit of a dare-devil, much more so than his sister. He loves roller coasters, and now that he is over 48" tall, he is...

Drew's Kindergarten Grade Card

Kids with cochlear implants can't talk, read, or write? Maybe they're too busy singing!

Language Arts Skills - Kindergarten

It's hard to believe, but Drew is half way through Kindergarten! He's enjoyed making new friends this year, but mostly I think he enjoys being at...

He's Off!

School has been underway for nearly two months, and I'm happy to report that Drew is doing very well in the mainstream setting. Other than a...


This past weekend, over 18,000 athletes ran though the streets of downtown Columbus, competing in The Columbus Marathon . This year the marathon...

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