Marcia Calhoun Forecki has written an engrossing personal account of her life with Charlie, an adorable, active, deaf seven-year-old. Speak to Me! is the story of an ordinary hearing person confronted with an overwhelming reality--the fact that her son is deaf. Forecki's struggle as a single parent to care for her child, to find the qrightq schools, and to establish communication with her son will strike a familiar chord in all hearing parents of deaf children. All readers, parents or not, will be touched by the mixture of pathos and humor in this well-written account.... the last sheet of paper out of my trusty high-school-graduation-present Smith Corona manual typewriter that I would be asked to return to ... The Iowa School for the Deaf adds an extra year of instruction between kindergarten and first grade.
|Title||:||Speak to Me|
|Author||:||Marcia Calhoun Forecki|
|Publisher||:||Gallaudet University Press - 1989-12|