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Chanelle Dunn

Usher Syndrome & Reading Speed

Usher Syndrome
Usher Syndrome & Reading Speed

Further analyzing to understand my Usher-related slowness, I decided to time my reading. Result: On average, I read 23 words per minute. An average reader reads 250 words per min. Summary: 23 wpm vs 250 wpm Translation: -It takes me 1 hour to read while it takes an average person less than 6 min to […]

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Chanelle Dunn

Cochlear Implant: Thunder Sounds

Usher Syndrome

I love thunder sounds. Beautiful. One benefit of having cochlear implant. Enables me to experience more of the awe of God. Speaking of cochlear implant, other benefits include: It helps me to see better. It increases my safety. It makes me more environmentally and socially aware, making my life more colorful and alive.

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Chanelle Dunn

Nose & Usher Syndrome

Usher Syndrome

This came to my mind while working. It is so hilarious that I have to share. Several years ago, my boss Sarah Reames, trying to understand my vision limitations, asked if I can read side by side. I didn’t understand. Several years later, I joined an Usher Syndrome support group; I continually read about degree […]

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Chanelle Dunn
Chanelle Dunn

Videos

General

A friend sweetly texted me a video to share something. As part of Usher-related vision degeneration, I can no longer watch videos and read moving captions. Transcripts work best.

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