Helen Adams Keller was an American writer, activist and teacher, deaf-blind since the age of 19 months. Her story and that of her teacher Anne Sullivan, it is surprising and unique, for will, determination and strength, so as to have inspired several movies (Deliverance, The Unconquered, Anna dei miracoli, The Miracle Worker). Read
I recently described a photo taken by a photographer who is blind, with the aim of providing information readable by a screen redader so that other blind people can ‘see’ the picture and eventually the photographer may have feedback on what is imprinted on her shots and find out what they communicate to the observer. Read
What is this strange white thing? A stone? A shell? A bone? A sculpture?
As you try to guess, I think it is very difficult to understand what it is, unless you know the name: Deafblind Shape. Read
Have you ever wondered how life would be if most people were blind? Or, ironically, if by some remote chance, we were all blind or deaf? Read Read
My mother tongue (Muttersprache, I learned today) is Italian, I speak English quite well because I began to study it in school when i was 10 (rather late though) and the teacher in high school hold me in the classroom while my friends were smoking in the bathroom during the break to teach me the exact pronunciation. Read
Ernst Mach is one of the most important exponents dell’empioriocriticism (aaaah!). His study sought to provide an epistemological (aaaah!) approach to scientific knowledge, questioning deterministic meccanicism (aaaah!).Too Read
Kevin Frost is a world class speed skater – he is ranked as the third top speed skater in the world in his age group. Read
But you, what you see?
I’ve been asked many times. Probably they were curious. Who does not know the disease, but in any case who encounters a patient with retinitis pigmentosa is easily wondering what he sees, how he sees. Read