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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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