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November 30, 2009

The Patriot Ledger: Canton School Helps Hearing-Impaired Kids Make Big Strides


Canton, MA, November 30, 2009—Some preteens drive their parents nuts when they talk on the phone every night. But Elena Perlin of Stoughton can’t get enough of hearing her 12-year-old chatter away. Ten years ago, she wasn’t sure if her daughter Julia would ever speak. A month shy of her second birthday, doctors diagnosed Julia as profoundly deaf. ... Today, Julia speaks perfectly and is even learning Hebrew as a second language at a Jewish day school. In fourth grade, she learned to play the saxophone. And in kindergarten and first grade, she tested at above her grade level in reading.

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