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Friday, June 29

Watch Drew Hear!

Here are a few videos of Drew hearing his very first sounds after "Turning On His Ears". We hope you enjoy them!

1. Here Drew is turned on for the first time. He looks a bit surprised, but he didn't seem scared.

2. In this clip, Drew hears his dad's voice for the first time and freezes for a moment. He gets frightened by the audiologist's loud voice, and Drew's mom finally gets to tell him "I love you."

3. This is the best video so far, because you can see Drew startle at the drum. He then starts breathing very hard because he is hearing sounds that he has never heard before! A special thanks to Drew's sister who asks him "hear that Drew?" while pointing at her ear.

6 comments:

Kauan Tyler's Mom! said...

So nice to watch the videos and see how well he's doing with his implants!!Kauan is getting his implants soon and I'm so excited about that, I cant wait!!
Thank you so much for sharing,it's wonderful to have the opportunity to learn a little from your experience! :0)
Isabelle and Kauan!

Orfhlaith said...

Congratulations on Drew's hearing for the first time. My son is 13, received his implant when he was almost 6, went from an oral language of 9 months to 10.5 YEARS in less than 2 years. Drew is so lucky to get the awesome technology available today and to get TWO implants. WOW, you must be so excited.
Orfhlaith

Orfhlaith said...

PS: He did (and still does) sign, and had a language level of about 8 in sign language.

Billy said...

Wow! That is great. Thanks for sharing. I liked the video with his sister, how he stopped doing what he was busy doing when she hit the drums, you can see him hearing that and wondering, hmmmmm :)
So happy for you guys.
Billy

Heather said...

Wonderful you guys! The journey to sound has begun.

We couldn't be happier for Drew and your family.
Best wishes!

Connie Knueve said...

Your videos brought tears to my eyes. I am so excited for your whole family. Wait until you see him "dance" to music!