When Should You Tell Your Child That He Or She Has Usher Syndrome?

by Mark Dunning Original article appeared on Usher Syndrome Coalition Website Thanks to genetic testing, we are now able to…

Wednesday January 29th, 2020

Life strategies of people with deafblindness due to Usher syndrome type 2a – A qualitative study

In the month of August 2019 a very interesting and important research study on the life strategies of people with…

Wednesday December 11th, 2019

See Bad, Feel Good. The book by Krister Inde

In June 2018 I had the pleasure of meeting Krister Inde in person. We were in Laško, Slovenia, both invited…

Tuesday August 14th, 2018

O&M – Orientation and Mobility. Lesson #1: the long white cane

Blindness and Low vision can affect personal autonomy and the ability of spatial orientation. This impairment compromises functions that allow…

Tuesday March 27th, 2012

The music for an hearing impaired

I have not written about music yet. In a blog of/for the deaf and hearing impaired (and blind and visually…

Monday October 24th, 2011

Hearing vs perceiving: how sound changes the meaning

As we talk we don’t pay attention to the synonyms of our language and we use them almost carelessly. Apparently.

Wednesday September 7th, 2011

Why is it embarrassing to wear hearing aids?

Those who wear hearing aids know that. Children feel different, the only ones in the class to have something behind…

Wednesday July 20th, 2011

Visually and Hearing impaired: it is expensive!

Some time ago I came across a video where a deafblind lady makes some interesting considerations associated with visual and…

Tuesday July 12th, 2011

I sordomuti non esistono. O sei sordo o sei ipoacusico. Alcune precisazioni

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Sunday July 3rd, 2011