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Cara’s testimony at the Oct. 14 JCLCC Hearing

Cara’s testimony at the Oct. 14 JCLCC Hearing 10/15/2021On Oct. 14, Cara testified virtually during the Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children hearing. Read her passionate words on behalf of deaf & hard of hearing children in South Carolina below.“Chair Bernstein and Members of the Children’s Committee, thank you ...
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The Back-to-School Checklist: Hearing Screenings!

The Back-to-School Checklist: Hearing Screenings!
07/26/2021When August comes, parents start the typical back to school routine: collecting school supplies, packing up the backpacks and lunch boxes, and buying new clothes to fit kids who seem to be growing faster as each year passes. There are annual trips to the pediatrician to ...
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Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act

Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act 07/26/2021Statement from Beginnings SC: The Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act has been reintroduced in Congress. Beginnings SC supports this legislation because the statistics for deaf and hard of hearing children alone are staggering. We know there are 9,232 children who are ...
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Guest Blogpost: June 21-27 is Deaf-Blind Awareness Week

Guest Blogpost: June 27-July 3 is Deaf-Blind Awareness Week Minnie Lambert • 06/17/2021 “But he’s not Deaf and Blind!!!” These were my first thoughts 10 years ago when I first had someone tell me that Andrew was DeafBlind. I later realized I had a LOT to learn about my child ...
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Guest Blogpost: June is CMV Awareness Month

Guest Blogpost: June is CMV Awareness MonthMegan Goodbar • 06/17/2021
It’s time to go! Dinner’s ready! I love you so much! After five years of being a mom I’d said phrases like these countless times, without thinking twice about it. Providing direction to my children, showering them with loving encouragement, spending ...
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