Photo Stories: Without a Language: Without A Language

Symbols representing objects are used to let David know what he will be having for breakfast.  They are placed on the table at the same time as his food and he doesn't seem to know they are there.      David Pyle was born both deaf and blind.  Considered {quote}uneducatable{quote} by his pre school teachers, David never learned a formal sign language.  Today, at age 32, David is considered developmentally disabled.  He uses minimal gestures to communicate. © Karen Ducey 2013
Without A Language

Symbols representing objects are used to let David know what he will be having for breakfast. They are placed on the table at the same time as his food and he doesn't seem to know they are there. David Pyle was born both deaf and blind. Considered "uneducatable" by his pre school teachers, David never learned a formal sign language. Today, at age 32, David is considered developmentally disabled. He uses minimal gestures to communicate. © Karen Ducey 2013