A new book, “He Is Not Me”, by Stuart McNaughton, tells the story of being deaf from birth – and opting for a cochlear implant in his twenties. Notably, Stuart’s parents mainstream-educated him, to equip him with real-world skills from the very start – with the support of teachers and professionals.
Read: He Is Not Me (book, available from Amazon)
Stuart recently interviewed with the UK’s The Independent newspaper, in a compelling piece that refers to horrendous bullying at school, but also describes the positive impact his ensuing cochlear implant had, on his life.
Read: The Day My Silence Ended
There’s also a video-story about He Is Not Me, for anyone interested.
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