Parents who choose for their children to have cochlear implants can worry how their choice will be seen by others. One mother tells her story – but what gives others the right to try to influence, or to query her decisions?
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When making choices for your child, you are the expert. Just make sure you have all the options and information, and work on the basis that you are the best decision-maker for your child and family’s needs. And it’s quite OK to tell others to back off with their views – because you may need to do this.
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