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Kay Chase’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to the braille system and how braille has changed their...

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A Mother’s Dedication

I will never be able to thank my Mom enough for learning braille. She knew braille before I did. When I was something like three years old she started taking...

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Stevie Wonder’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to the braille system and how braille has changed their...

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Dave’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to the braille system and how braille has changed their...

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Jessica’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to the braille system and how braille has changed their...

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Larry’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to the braille system and how braille has changed their...

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Wanting More: It’s All About Freedom

By Dave Wilkinson As a blind person, my immediate world consists of what I can touch, with ancillary information provided through hearing, taste and smell with a few confusing...

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A High Tolerance for Pain

By Dave Wilkinson I have never aspired to be a role model. The very idea makes me uncomfortable. Part of my discomfort stems from the fact that by working...

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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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