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Hi, my name is Jenna. I've just found out my daughter is Deaf. Both my husband and I are hearing, and we have no Deaf relatives. She is only 6 weeks old, so I'm trying to be proactive and learn as much as I can so she has the option of Signing. I'm a primary school teacher, so I have some signalong/makaton but I'm hoping to be more proficient. I'm also hoping I'll be able to learn more about the Deaf community for my daughter as she grows up. 😊

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Hi Jenna, 

I thought I would post here as I spotted your post whilst I was doing some online research about bsl and found it a bit surreal as your message had a lot of parallels to our situation. I am in Scotland with a 7 week old who has been diagnosed as deaf last week. Just felt I should say hi. Happy to have a chat if your in the frame of mind to do so. 

Thanks, 

Karrie 

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