When he was about 18 months old, Sonja Van Ee saw that his son, Noah, lost his hearing.
"He just started to make strange things at home," she said. "And so we went to the doctor who said there could be a loss of loss. And that started on the road to find out what he said."
After a five-month trip to "all over the place" to different doctors, Noah was found to have been detected, then, two poorly missed.
"(It) is basically that it has lived in rainfall," said Van Ee.
Now, five years old, Noah is among one of the 10 students in Saskatoon who are part of Children Communicating, Connecting and in Community, an early program of learning for pre-school pre-school children and sad to hear.
The classroom in St. Therese from Lisieux School and is run by Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard Hearing Services. The program also works in Regina through Regina Public Schools at Henry Janzen School.
The program can give up to 16 students in Saskatoon and Regina, whether they are deaf, hard to hear, or even if they are connected to the deaf community through a family member or close friend.
"Children grow up in a community that does not access a sign language or do not understand what it means to be deaf – it's very easy leave and abandon that child, "said Nairn Gillies, executive director of Saskatchewan Deaf and hard Hearing Services.
In the program, a & # 39; children on each sign language and English language management.
Van Ee, through her son, has been able to see the first way in which language can help children; grow and develop.
"We saw her confidence to improve," she said. "A small person, the largest language it receives, will grow and grow – and finally we'll see and experience its & # 39; little boy in us. "