Photo Stories: Without a Language: Without a Language

On most Thursdays, volunteers take David horseback riding.  For reasons unexplicable to him, he goes up and down, side to side, forward and around. He seems to find great pleasure in experiencing the three dimensions in motion. 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.  (© copyright Karen Ducey)
Without a Language

On most Thursdays, volunteers take David horseback riding. For reasons unexplicable to him, he goes up and down, side to side, forward and around. He seems to find great pleasure in experiencing the three dimensions in motion. 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. (© copyright Karen Ducey)