Deaf Girl Jayde Scholl Hears Mom’s Voice for First Time (Video)
A Tulsa family is rejoicing today after their adopted deaf daughter was able to her their voices for the first time ever.
Abandoned in a little Chinese town when she was just eight months old, Scholl spent the first four years of her life in an orphanage. Eventually she was brought to the United States by a couple who was looking to adopt, and that is when it was noticed that the young girl suffered from deafness.
Over the next year or so, the Scholl family worked on getting Jayde the necessary implant that would allow her to hear properly. All of their effort and money spent ultimately led to this: the moment she heard her mother’s voice for the first time.
Now that medical professionals know they have a working device, they are officially turning their attention to optimizing it. Next month she will get a new implant which, if all goes according to plan, be smaller and less noticeable.