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Amanda Schneider

Amanda lives in Michigan with her husband and two sons. Amanda is an Advanced Bionics parent mentor. She is also a program coordinator with Michigan Hands & Voices.

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A Big Decision with an Amazing Outcome

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 By Amanda Schneider

At three months of age, my son Jacob was identified with bilateral profound hearing loss. I was overwhelmed by the diagnosis, and felt I had so much new information to learn while also learning how to be a new parent. I had so many questions. How would he learn language and communicate? How would he learn in school? How would this impact our family? How would Jacob’s life be impacted by his hearing loss?