Month: February 2014

Letting go with trust ~ Helen Cotton Leiser

We were dropping Ashlin off at college. We walked into her dorm room to find that it had been entirely decorated by her roommate. I was dumbfounded. I asked the roommate, a pretty young brunette with lots of energy why she decorated the entire room without Ashlin. “She’s deaf. I didn’t think she’d mind”, she

The Parenting Side: Raising Derrick Coleman

  “They gave up on me… Told me I should just quit… They didn’t call my name. Told me it was over. But I’ve been deaf since I was three–I didn’t listen.”    ~Derrick Coleman   When Duracell released a commercial featuring Derrick Coleman, the deaf fullback from the Seattle Seahawks football team, the YouTube