Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Deaf dad a 'role model' for renowned sign language interpreter

Antoinette Aiken shares that her Father who is Deaf is her role model.

Antoinette Aiken shares that her Father who is Deaf is her role model.

If you’ve tuned in to a Government video broadcast in Jamaica recently, you are sure to have seen the face of Antoinette Aiken, a professional sign language interpreter who honed her skills at home as the child of deaf parents.

In the lead up to Father’s Day, Antoinette is sharing her experience being raised by a dad with special needs. She describes her father as her role model, shares how he guided her in a world that he experiences from a whole different perspective, and explains how he has contributed to the professional that she is today.

Watch her story here:

 

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