Switched at Birth, a one-hour scripted drama, tells the story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.
|3/11/2013||Introducing the Miracle|
Daphne and the students of Carlton School for the Deaf find out if their protest will keep the school open, and deaf. Lana goes into labor, Toby makes a surprise announcement, and John's campaign for office ends unexpectedly.
Meanwhile, an intoxicated Regina shows up at Angelo's. And, will Emmett tell Bay about the kiss between Daphne and Noah?
When news of the school's closing spreads throughout campus, Daphne leads the students of Carlton School for the Deaf in arranging a demonstration to take place on the eve of the "Romeo and Juliet" play, in which Daphne has the lead role. Meanwhile, as one of a handful of hearing students in the school, Bay's attempt to be part of the campaign is challenged.
|2/25/2013||Tight Rope Walker|
Daphne feels torn when the deaf students at Carlton rally the school board to prevent even more hearing kids from attending through the pilot program. Meanwhile, Bay questions Regina's behavior, Daphne gets the lead in the play and Toby grows closer to Elisa.
|2/18/2013||Drive in the Knife|
Daphne and Travis have a falling out that sets off a series of events that neither of them saw coming. Bay and Noah's relationship blossoms, but Emmett won't give up without a fight. Meanwhile, Toby meets a new girl at his father's campaign headquarters. Zoey Deutch guest stars as Elisa, a volunteer with a secret agenda.
Bay throws an Anti-Valentine's Day party, inviting both her hearing and deaf friends, which leads to a heated confrontation between Noah and Travis. Angelo and Lana call a truce long enough to chaperone the event.
Meanwhile, Regina butts heads with John and Kathryn over how to handle the situation with Daphne and the food truck.