Words For A Deaf Daughter Author:Paul West Child of silence and storm — When she was two, Mandy was found to be deaf and possibly brain-damaged. Suddenly it all made sense - her rages, drinking water fom her potty, gobbling six bananas in as many minutes, crashing through the house with a shovel, breaking everything in her path. A child isolated from the world by the silence barrier, tr... more »ying to break through with storms of sound and destruction.
Now Mandy is eight, a beautiful child who holds hands and kisses people, controls her temper, has about a two-hundred-word vocabulary, and draws beautiful spider webs. She has discovered the natural world, and what might have been a tragedy has grown into a joyful celebration of life.
Words For A Deaf Daughter. To Mandy in hope for the future, to mankind in the faith of life.
"It is a moving and intensely personal book. Beautiful!"