Yolande is playful with both the other children and the adults around the house. She is very smart and is excelling in her class at school. Yolande gives hugs with reckless abandon and is not at all bashful.
Yolande is one of six deaf siblings from a home in Saint Michel, Haiti. Both of her parents are deaf as well. Her father is a gardener and her mother works for the Haiti Deaf Academy as a care-taker.