“Your child is completely deaf.”
“Elizabeth!” her husband said sharply.
She whirled on him. “No! I fucking… I always knew. I knew I should have picked sign language instead of Spanish as my language option in high school.”
They all blinked at her.
“Do you know how many times I… I still think about it! Like I’ll randomly think, Man, I really should have picked sign language. And now look!”
She looked at the doctor.
“How long before not knowing sign language begins to affect his development? Like how quickly do we have to learn?”