Calling for help (with subtitles)
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 7:00p.m.
Being a single mum of two under four can be stressful enough, but when you're profoundly deaf it's a whole new level. You communicate by lip-reading and signing, but when your little girl wakes you in the middle of the night blue-lipped and short of breath, what do you do?
You physically can't call an ambulance.
Luckily, Stevie Aiono's three-year-old Lina was one step ahead. She'd learned what to do at kindy.
Rachel Tiffen went to meet the clever toddler.
Watch the video - which has subtitles - to see her story.
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28/07/2012 5:10:15 p.m.
you so brave little girl
27/07/2012 1:18:06 p.m.
Angela Lindsay wrote:
There is a Text 111 service available only to the deaf and hearing-impaired in NZ, who have registered for this service for free with Deaf Aotearoa NZ.
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