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Helen Keller – A Role Model in Optimism and Activism

138 years ago, one of the most famous figures in history, Helen Keller, was born. In commemoration of Helen, it is important to look back on her optimistic perspective...

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The Tactile and CVI Book Builder Kits

For a typically sighted child who is not yet a reader, visual illustrations offer an important bridge to “making meaning” out of the story, helping him/her take a more...

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Angela’s Story: Running

by Angela Theriault I am deaf and have Usher syndrome and am currently the director of the Deafblind Service Center in Seattle. Carolyn, my partner, told me about a...

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Kevin’s Story: Speed Skating

A deafblind speed skater skates as fast as he can to his dream. by Kevin Frost Like every little boy in Ottawa, I grew up a hard core hockey...

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Rachel’s Story: Triathlon

by Rachel Weeks When I was growing up, the question would often arise: ‘if given a choice, would you rather be blind or deaf?’ As a hearing impaired child,...

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Maricar’s Story: Running

by Maricar Marquez My first triathlon was the Seacrest-TOBAY Triathlon in Oyster Bay, New York. It consisted of three events: a 1.2-mile swim, a 9-mile bike ride, and a...

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Heidi’s Story: Mountain Climbing

by Heidi Zimmer I am a third-generation Californian, born in San Diego in 1951. My parents, who were scholars, didn’t have any specific expectations of what their children might...

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Cody’s Story: Power Lifting

by Cody Colchado My name is Cody and I currently work as a motivational speaker, strength & conditioning coach, high school trainer, and assistant manager for my family’s ranch,...

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Corrina’s Story: Ballet, Cheerleading, Rock Climbing, and Yoga

by Corrina Veesart I am a 33-year-old woman who is deafblind; I grew up loving a wide array of recreational and physical activities, including dance, cheerleading, yoga, rock climbing,...

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Ryan’s Story: Running

by Ryan Ollis As a person who is deafblind, I have had the opportunity to live in three worlds: the hearing world of my family, the deaf world and...

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