Monthly Archives: March 2007

Tragedy Strikes RP Driver

Christine/Coco’s Notes: I am a member of the American Association for the Deaf Blind listserv and we have been sharing stories, articles and viable information in the past. Last week I decided to share my opinion article, “We Can Be … Continue reading

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We Can Be Killing Machines

i’m probably going to get a lot of comments regarding this entry. it could either put me in the hot seat with my deafblind community of usher’s compadres or get a whole lotts respect for speaking out. i have a … Continue reading

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Yo Prez Davila, We’re Waiting!

It has been almost 2 weeks now since the Deaf Blind students and alumni of Gallaudet University sent out a letter inviting President Davila and his team to meet with us on March 30th concerning issues of the past, the … Continue reading

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Deaf-Blind Picnic in Cajun Country

Louisiana Acadiana Deaf-Blind Citizens, Inc.409 W. St. Mary Blvd. Lafayette, Louisiana 70506  E-mail: LSUCajunDan@cox.net  Videophone Direct: (337) 984-1731Sorenson Video Relay Service: (866) 327-8877, extension (337) 984-1731    Dear Sir/Madam:  The Louisiana Acadiana Deaf-Blind Citizens, Inc. ( LADBC) is sponsoring its … Continue reading

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Deaf-Blind and Singlehood

It’s no secret. I’m 27 years old, afflicted with Usher Syndrome and proudly Deaf – and single, too. I’ve been single for, what, 27 years? Some people remain single because their personalities suck. Or their body odour is so repulsive. … Continue reading

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Merging of Deaf and Blind Schools, Union for Low Vision Students and More

  Let’s talk about “et cetera” today.  There was an article by Jamie Berke on deafness.about.com regarding the merge of Deaf and Blind schools. By Deaf and Blind schools, some states are merging schools for the Deaf sighted and the … Continue reading

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Open Letter to President Davila

Several alumni and current students of Gallaudet including myself collaborated to write a letter and convince President Davila to see us on Friday, March 30 to discuss the previous and ongoing issue of poor quality of services and education for … Continue reading

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