Monthly Archives: March 2010

Pah!: Deafblind Man to Hike Appalachian Trail

Good day from SE Asia! I wanted to share the awesome story of Roger Poulin, a man diagnosed with Usher Syndrome and his dream to hike the Appalachian Trail. This adventure will take place in the next few weeks. Read … Continue reading

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Journal #12: Veni, Vedi, Vici, Viet Nam

HA NOI, North Viet Nam HO CHI MINH CITY, South Viet Nam PHNOM PENH, Cambodia March 14, 2010 When I embark on an adventure, I either have people rooting me on or persuading me not to go. The latter is … Continue reading

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Help!: AADB Needs You, DB Needs You

Appeal for Help: Need Your Story About Why the Deaf-Blind needs SSP Service! Dear Members of the Deaf-Blind Community, The American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB) needs your help to tell Congress, State Legislators, agencies, donors, foundations, and the general … Continue reading

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Dear AADB and the Americans…

Coco’s Comments: Please read this letter from the American Association for the Deafblind on the topic of Congress funding a tool to independence for thousands of Deafblind Americans. And this tool is called a Support Servuce Provider. In Seattle, the … Continue reading

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411: Two Sisters Battle to Keep their Hearing, Sight on Deafness has posted a link to an article written featured in the San Antionio Express News and it’s about two sisters in their 20s who are Deaf and diagnosed with Ushers. One has a cochlear implant, the other … Continue reading

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Journal #9: A Khmer Welcome

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA February 9, 2010 I’ve had dreams, very vivid ones, about an Asian country for several years. Something about Cambodia in its history, people, culture, books, media and location made its way in my night sleep; and in … Continue reading

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Update from Cambodia

Greetings, my lovely friends, family and avid readers – It is sizzling hot in this part of the world and I cannot explain in stranger words how I love it. My body adapts better to hot weather than in cold … Continue reading

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