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Deaf Boy Hears Mommy's Voice for the First Time!
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2 year old Cooper was born deaf. Now doctors could finally make him hear, but what really has an impact on him is when he hears his mother's voice for the first time. His reaction is absolutely precious!!

- (mother) Hi, yea!
- (doctor) Hi. Do you hear something?
- Hi. No, keep it on.
- It's on.
- Not anymore, ha ha.
- Keep it on... Uh-oh! Uh-oh!
- (relative) Alright so...
- So right now I'm gonna drop him down since he did respond to that.
- Ok. Hey, good job!
- Turning it back on.
- I know.

- Hi Cooper.
- *gasp*
- Hi Cooper!
- Hi Cooper!

- Listen. Hi Cooper, hi baby.
- I know I'm doing that. I'm sorry.

- What's that?
- Do you hear something?
- Yeah. It's ok, it's fine... we're listening. Yeah.
- (dad:) Something a little different.

- A goldfish!
- That's a fish.
- That's a fishy!

- I don't know.
- Can I have the fishy?
- No, Oh no.
- No.
- Can I have it?
- Where's his bookbag?
- Thank you.
- That's ok.
- That's, that's yuck.
- That's yucky. Hey, that's a...

- Yay! We're listening.
(boy reacts to aunt coming into the room)
- No, I don't think I have his fishies in here.
- That's ok. We'll hold off.

- Yeah. That's- that's attached to your implant. That's your processor.
- Yeah, you don't, you don't wanna...
- It's on right now.
- Yeah.

- Blue. Orange. Uhum, blue and orange.
- I see them! Are you playing with the blocks? It fell over.
  Those are red.
- Bap, bap, bap, bap, bap, bap, bap. Hi.
- Uh-oh!
- Uh-oh! Uh-oh! This one? That's not, that... we can't play with those. We can play with those! Those? Ok, I'll get them.
- Hey, can we clean up?

SOMETHING= We use "something" in questions when we expect an affirmative answer.

KEEP IT ON= Continue having the hearing processor switched on.

IT'S ON= It is activated, it is connected.

GONNA= (coll.) Going to.

DROP= Let fall.

SINCE= Because.

DID= We use the auxiliary "do" in affirmative sentences to emphasize the verb.


GOOD JOB!= A common expression we use to praise somebody because they did something correct (especially when talking to children and pets)

TURNING IT BACK ON= Connecting it again.

GOLDFISH= A bright yellow or orange fish (see picture)

FISHY= (baby language) Little fish

BOOKBAG= A bag for keeping books.

THAT'S YUCK= We say this to little children when we don't want them to touch or eat something. YUCK= Disgusting.

YUCKY= Yuck.

YAY!= /jeɪ/ An expression of joy and triumph.

HOLD OFF= To stop or delay doing something.

ATTACHED= Connected, touching.

PROCESSOR= An electronic device that processes the data.

WANNA= (coll.) Want to.

RIGHT= We can use this word to emphasize time and place: right here, right now = exactly here and at this very moment.

FELL OVER= To fall over is when something tall falls down.

CLEAN UP= Tidy up, put everything in order and back in its place.


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