Born deaf; special classes for deaf children in the Spotsylvania County (VA) public school system ages 3-6, then used cued speech in later school years through high school. Entered Martha Washington College, graduating with a B.S. in psychology. Worked as a title examiner for a law firm while taking social work classes at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Letters from Cue Adults 2000-2001, p.42-44.
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