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Dr. Robert Davila – A Deaf Role Model

Dr. Robert Davila and Svetlana standing in front of a wall with artwork.

I would like to talk about Dr. Robert Davila – a deaf son of Mexican immigrants and a remarkable person who has achieved so much in his life and has held many high level positions in his career. He was also the first deaf person in USA whom I met when I was 16 years old and who became my first deaf role model.

Deaf Education – School for the Deaf or Regular School?

A group of deaf kids using body hearing aids

Since I started my formal education at the age of 7 in a school for the deaf in Russia, I wanted to publish the article today to celebrate Knowledge Day, the day when the school year traditionally starts in all schools in Russia and many other former Soviet republics annually on September 1st. It is also the First Bell for the incoming class of first graders. Around the USA, the start dates of school year vary based on regions – in some areas it already started a few weeks ago while in other areas will start next week.

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