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Latest News from APH

A student uses both hands to touch a tactile graphic of an apple displayed on the Monarch's multiline refreshable braille display.

Monarch Student Pilot Project Takes Flight

Earlier this year, APH focused on training more than 200 teachers across the country on the Monarch. They, in turn,...

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Bruce’s Story: Traveling

by Bruce Visser I was born with hearing loss and, as I grew up, slowly became deaf; as a teenager,...

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Nicholas’ Story: Hiking the Appalachian Trail

By Nicholas Abrahamson Even as a small kid, I always dreamed of hiking the Appalachian Trail. I enjoyed hiking, and...

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Quinn’s Story: Dance, Horseback Riding, and Running

by Quinn Burch I was born at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY on August 21st, 1990. I was a hearing,...

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Possibilities: Recreational Experiences of Individuals who are Deafblind: Conclusion & References

Conclusion Participation in recreational and physical activities is an important part of life and can be especially important for people...

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Maria’s Story: Wind Chimes

by Maria Marquez Dykman Growing up, I attended the Florida School for the Deaf and it was there that I...

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Scott’s Story: Biking

by Scott Keeler Bass I was born deaf and as a young man became blind due to Usher syndrome. As...