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Born Today 1880:
Helen Keller, author, political activist, lecturer, and the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Photo: Getty Images (Born Today 1880: The first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree, Helen Keller.
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Education For Children With Disabilities Is A Global Right | Huffington Post

Education For Children With Disabilities Is A Global Right | Huffington Post | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
A recent news story about Haben Girma, the first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, is inspiring and extraordinary.

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Disability & Innovation: The Universal Benefits of Accessible Design, by Haben Girma @ WWDC 2016

White House Champion of Change, Forbes 30 under 30 leader, and BBC Women of Africa Hero, Haben Girma is an acclaimed accessibility and inclusion advocate
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Why hacking the nervous system could be the next big medical treatment

Why hacking the nervous system could be the next big medical treatment | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
The next generation of neuroprosthetics could communicate directly with the brain to tackle diseases such as epilepsy and blindness.
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Furenexo’s SoundSense is a simple, open-source gadget that helps deaf people stay aware of their surroundings

Furenexo’s SoundSense is a simple, open-source gadget that helps deaf people stay aware of their surroundings | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
People with deafness have plenty of ways to navigate everyday situations as if they had no disability at all, but there are still situations that present..
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Gaps in care for children with special needs challenge families - The Boston Globe

Gaps in care for children with special needs challenge families - The Boston Globe | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Breaks in care can lead to a digression in a child’s fragile mental state. They can also cost families hundreds or thousands of dollars in extra caregivers or lost time from work.
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Jodee Mundy's Imagined Touch allows an insight into a foreign world

Jodee Mundy's Imagined Touch allows an insight into a foreign world | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Imagine a world that is completely dark and soundless. It's almost unfathomable for most of us and yet that is the reality for 300,000 deaf/blind Australians. 
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Tweet from @DeafblindUK

Tweet from @DeafblindUK | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
An #AppleWatch may be a gadget for some but for others it's life changing technology #IFA2016 #blind #deaf #usher https://t.co/u6lOvrpio4
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Enabling Technology has been crucial to my confidence and independence : TSA Conference

Enabling Technology has been crucial to my confidence and independence : TSA Conference | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Just another WordPress site
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The Usher Syndrome Coalition - In Conversation with Chairman Mark Dunning | Splash Magazines | Chicago

The Usher Syndrome Coalition - In Conversation with Chairman Mark Dunning | Splash Magazines | Chicago | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with Mark Dunning, Chairman of the Usher Syndrome Coalition, an amazing organization dedicated to connecting with and providing support and information to those who have been diagnosed with Ushe...
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FCC program that gives tech to deaf, blind Americans is permanent

FCC program that gives tech to deaf, blind Americans is permanent | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
The FCC's iCanConnect program, which provides communication equipment to low-income deaf and blind Americans, is now permanent after four years in pilot form
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Call For Deaf-Blind PARENT Advisors For 2016-2017!!! > News > Media > Parent Network of WNY

NYDBC is currently seeking motivated and experienced parents to join a statewide network on behalf of children with hearing & vision loss.
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deaffriendly | You have choices, make the right one!

deaffriendly | You have choices, make the right one! | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Where members of the deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing community rate and review businesses based on deaf-friendliness.
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Awakening the Senses on Broadway

Awakening the Senses on Broadway | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
At Deaf West Theatre’s production of ‘Spring Awakening,’ deaf-blind audience members can experience the show through an innovative combination of three interpreters.
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AAC Assessment Corner with Vicki Clarke: AAC Assessment for Emergent Communicators

AAC Assessment Corner with Vicki Clarke: AAC Assessment for Emergent Communicators | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Supports for language learning
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Did the TSA Go To Far with this Deaf, Partially Blind Teen Who is Now Recovering from Brain Surgery?

Did the TSA Go To Far with this Deaf, Partially Blind Teen Who is Now Recovering from Brain Surgery? | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
The TSA has been the subject of many conversations recently, mostly due to really long wait times, and missing items that should never be allowed on planes. Wit
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This deaf-blind Harvard lawyer thinks your app needs work

This deaf-blind Harvard lawyer thinks your app needs work | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Haben Girma advocates for better accessibility features in technology, like iPhone apps.
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Smartphones repurposed for deaf-blind community

Smartphones repurposed for deaf-blind community | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Do you have an old smartphone lying around in a draw somewhere? It could be reused to assist deafblind Australians in essential communication.
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What is Usher syndrome?

What is Usher syndrome? | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Usher syndrome is the most common cause of combined deafness and blindness. More than 400,000 people are affected by this genetic disorder worldwide.
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Elena Delle Donne stars in new Gatorade digital short

Elena Delle Donne stars in new Gatorade digital short | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
Elena Delle Donne has always been protective of her sister Lizzie.
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How IoT is Transforming the Lives of People with Sensory Disabilities

How IoT is Transforming the Lives of People with Sensory Disabilities | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
We live in a time where technological advances can facilitate great examples of innovation.
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The Pros And Cons Of Receiving A Cochlear Implant

The Pros And Cons Of Receiving A Cochlear Implant | Deaf Blind | Scoop.it
One woman shares her story, and why she was willing to pay the price for the perception of hearing.
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FCC Makes National Deaf-Blind Equipment Program Permanent

RT @FCC: ICYMI: On 8/4, the National #DeafBlind Equipment Distribution Program, or @iCanConnect1, became permanent: https://t.co/Gv5OPHgDw1…
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Dakota Cohort Training | USD

Dakota Cohort Training in Deaf-Blindness through the Center for Disabilities at the University of South Dakota
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