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Veröffentlicht am Do, den 16.06.2016

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Apple invites deaf, blind advocate Haben Girma to address developers on accessibility at WWDC16 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Girma, the first deaf blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School and today an attorney working at Disability Rights Advocates, noted that designing products with accessibility from the start not only benefits disabled users, but also benefits ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Sa, den 11.06.2016

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Priest born deaf urges sacraments for children with disabilities - Catholic News Service

No matter how complicated it is to do, all children have a need and a right to religious education and access to the sacraments, said a priest who was born deaf and became blind 16 years ago. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Religion Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 20.04.2016

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Music therapy for students who are both deaf and blind truly works, teacher says - Deseret News

At the Millcreek campus of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind, they celebrate each accomplishment and reach high for new goals. Lighty plays the guitar over her head and encourages the students to do the same with the drums, tambourines and other ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Bildung Taubblindheit
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St. Louis' Deaf-Blind Community Is Hoping for a Chance to Do More - Riverfront Times (blog)

The Deaf-Blind Community consists of anyone who has some degree of deafness and blindness, partial or complete, and anyone who helps them—friends, family, and Support Services Providers, also known as SSPs. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Mo, den 18.04.2016

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Boston memories: Deaf and blind runner Gaston Bédard conquers marathon - Canadian Running Magazine (blog)

On April 20, 2015, Aylmer, Que. resident Gaston Bédard completed what many runners consider the world's most famous races, the Boston Marathon. Bédard, 63, is blind and deaf and ran the race with his two guides, Christopher Yule and Melany Gauvin, ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Sport Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 25.02.2016

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Deaf-blind housing project will be 1st of its kind in Manitoba - CBC.ca

Bonnie Heath, executive director of the Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind, has put down payments on 10 suites in the residential portion of the new Gas Station Arts Centre, which is slated for the corner of River Avenue and Osborne Street. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Soziales Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am So, den 03.01.2016

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Blind and deaf surfer rides waves at Swami's Beach - CBS 8 San Diego

Don't tell Haben Girma that she can't do something because she'll prove you wrong. On Saturday, the deaf and blind Berkeley resident decided to try surfing at Swami's Beach. CBS News 8's Steve Price, in the above video, has the ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Sport Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 26.08.2015

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Blind and deaf drivers defy the odds in Poland - Autoblog (blog)

Poland's Deaf and Blind Aid Society partnered with three driving schools for a few days to put disabled people where they very rarely find themselves: in the driver's seat. Of the 19 participants, 12 had never driven a car before. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Sa, den 08.08.2015

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Young people who are deaf and blind eye careers at LI program - Newsday

Billy Pickens dreams of becoming a disc jockey. Brittany Winkleman aspires to own a design studio. Despite being deaf and blind, both now have blueprints for a promising future -- one developed at the Helen Keller National Center in Sands Point. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Beruf Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Sa, den 01.08.2015

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Blind, deaf man still runs - Huntersville Herald

Patrick Vellia is legally blind and deaf, but competed a triathlon on July 20 with the help of (from left) Mooresville native Todd Keel, Ryan Pinion and Cornelius resident Michael Lieberman. (Courtesy of Tara Costenoble). [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Sport Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Mo, den 27.07.2015

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Heslam: Deaf, blind dancer helps teach others - Boston Herald

Boston Herald Heslam: Deaf, blind dancer helps teach others Boston Herald Kerry was born profoundly deaf. Doctors told her when she was 10 that she had retinitis pigmentosa, or RP, a progressive blindness disorder that causes night blindness, tunnel vision, sensitivity to light and eventual loss of central vision. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Sport Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Mo, den 20.07.2015

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Blind and deaf athlete completes Ballantyne Triathlon - WCNC.com - WCNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It takes a special person to wake up early to swim, bike, and run for miles, but Patrick Vellia is that -- and more. He has been blind and deaf since birth, and Saturday, he competed in his first triathlon at Morrison YMCA in Ballantyne. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Sport Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Sa, den 04.07.2015

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Deaf, blind Canyon Country veteran guides others who need assistance - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

He's unassuming, quiet-spoken, legally blind and legally deaf. His name is James Hogan, retired U.S. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am Mo, den 29.06.2015

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Deaf-blind physio student a model for her teachers - Times of India

Deaf-blind physio student a model for her teachers Times of India Vimal Thawani, project director at BPA, said that Shruti suffers from Usher syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterized by growing deafness accompanied by progressive loss of vision. "She started losing vision when she was in class IV and her power ... und weitere » [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Beruf Taubblindheit

Veröffentlicht am So, den 21.06.2015

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Orléans deaf and blind speed skater recognized at... - www.ottawacommunitynews.com/

Deaf blind speed skater and cyclist Kevin Frost was recognized at Parliament Hill on June 5 by Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau. [...] weiter »

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