Born deaf at Markdale, ON; Ontario School for the Deaf, then graduated E.C. Drury School for the Deaf. Also took continuing education courses from at least 9 different colleges and agencies. Worked as a residential counselor, ASL and ESL instructor, and other deaf social service agency positions. Writer of several deaf-related books including Quiet Journey, You and Your Deaf Child, and River of Hands.
Deaf Women of Canada, p.56-57.