volume 146, issue Supplement 3, PS304-S309 2020
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2020-0242k
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Alys Young, Amy Szarkowski, Emma Ferguson-Coleman, Darlene Freeman, Candace Lindow-Davies, Ron Davies, Karen Hopkins, Ian Noon, Katherine Rogers, Jane Russell, Leeanne Seaver, Kathy Vesey

Abstract: In this article, we discuss deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children's pragmatic difficulties and strengths from within the lived experiences of 5 hearing parents of DHH children and 5 DHH adults (one of whom is also a parent of a deaf child). We define lived experience as both a specific form of knowledge (first-hand stories from everyday life) and a unique way of knowing (reflecting and telling from insider perspectives). The parents and DHH adults involved coauthored the article alongside 2 experienced resea…

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