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Hard Work Pays Off

ParkerAdvocating for the people with CHARGE in our lives is something many of us do so frequently it comes as second nature and there’s nothing we love to see more than when it pays off! That’s exactly what’s happening for Parker, a middle schooler from New York. Parker is profoundly deaf with a cochlear implant, has no vision in his left eye, and two colobomas in his right eye. Because of this, he needs some extra time and support to access his environment. His family and state Deaf-Blind project helped to get him an intervener, which led him to being more attentive during class and has helped him engage with his peers! With the right support Parker has thrived, even with distance learning. His teacher recently said he is above grade level in math! Way to go Parker!!