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Jason’s Story: Running

by Jason Corning I am hard-of-hearing and have acromatopsia, which means I have difficulty seeing in bright light. I use...

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Sarah’s Story: Ice Hockey and Tae kwon do

Sarah K. McMillen Ice Hockey I grew up in Albany, New York, and attended a mainstream school in Albany; I...

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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...

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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:...

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Kristine’s Story: Swimming Triathlon

by Kristine D’Arbelles When Maricar brought up the notion of participating in a triathlon, I thought it was a terrific...

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Emily’s Story: SSP—Outdoor Adventures

by Emily Desfor My interest in learning sign language started early. As a young child in Long Beach, California, I...

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Possibilities: Recreational Experiences of Individuals who are Deafblind

Table of Contents Rachel Weeks- Triathlon Maricar Marquez- Running Kristine D’Arbelles- SSP—Swimming Triathlon Heidi Zimmer- Mountain Climbing Cody Colchado- Power...

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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...

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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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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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