Category Archives: Articles & Published Studies

411: Canadian Airlines To Allow SSP’s Ride for Free!

Many thanks to Deaf Blind Canada, a group on Facebook for announcing the wonderful news. In sum, the Federal Appeals Court has turned down an appeal by Air Canada and WestJet – two major airlines in Canada – to argue … Continue reading

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411: PDAs for the Deaf Blind

I am absolutely blown away by how advanced technology can be, more so when it is geared towards meeting the consumer needs of the Deaf-Blind. A while ago in one of my blogs I expressed my concern that while every sighted … 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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Retinal Implants

Howdy! I wrote a commentary about an article that was dropped in my lap six times in the past few days. Go on to read the commentary & the article on my other blogsite: http://www.xanga.com/tactilejunkie/571545669/item.html Tactile love & leave comments.

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No Sight, No Sound

Here is an article about a developmentally delayed Deaf Blind 5- year old boy in Virginia and how his parents cope with raising him. I like how his parents tailored the communication methods & textured the house so that their … Continue reading

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Contributing Writers Wanted

Tactile the World is recruiting writers to make a contribution to information access on the Web for the Deaf Blind community and educating others who are sighted. Those who can contribute: – Deaf-Blind people: legally, partially, fully & nearly blind … Continue reading

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