Browsing All posts tagged under »usher syndrome«

Molly Watt: It’s wrong to assume all deaf people hear nothing and all blind people see nothing

April 18, 2016

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We really need to get beyond the assumption that all deaf people hear nothing and all blind people see nothing. […]

Gavin Dean: I need your help for my study on how Usher syndrome affects psychological wellbeing (BSL)

January 19, 2016

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To take part in Gavin’s study, which has a deadline of Jan 31st, click here. Having Usher syndrome myself since […]

Molly Watt: Let Me Be a Part

July 17, 2015

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In a lot of my talks I often mention how grateful I am to have great family and friends. I […]

Molly Watt: How my new Apple Watch suits me having Usher Syndrome

May 12, 2015

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Having known about the Apple Watch for some time and knowing lots of my friends were planning to buy one, […]

“Do you like being called ‘brave'”? Rebecca Atkinson highlights the irony of Usher in the Deaf community (BSL)

February 18, 2015

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Do you like being called brave? Brave for facing the world ‘in spite’ of your deafness? Have you ever been […]

Read: Guardian article on Usher syndrome – “Don’t define me by a condition I happen to have”

May 12, 2014

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Check out the Guardian’s article, written by our Editor Charlie Swinbourne and featuring Nick Sturley, by clicking here: Extract: Nick […]

The Secret Deafie – Losing sight, gaining insight

October 2, 2013

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The Secret Deafie is a series of anonymous columns written by different writers. In this post, first published on this […]

“Cancer has changed me as a person.” Meet Emma Boswell, who has set up a Cancer Support Group in London

September 24, 2013

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A brand-new Cancer Support Group has been set up in London by Emma Boswell, who herself recently recovered from the […]

Cristina Hartmann: A confession of sorts (on having Usher Syndrome)

April 10, 2013

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I’ve agonized over writing this confession (for the lack of a better word) for months. I’ve decided just to come […]

Deaf News: Deaf man with Usher syndrome refused sign language interpreter by gym

November 22, 2012

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The Croydon Guardian has reported how James Clarke, who is Deaf and has Usher syndrome, was refused a sign-language interpreter […]