Posted by Chanelle Dunn

Chanelle Dunn

Clapping for the DeafBlind

General

Sharing a post:   Hello!! I went to Gallaudet University last week and I learned something new. Hearing people clap. Deaf people wave their hands. Deaf-Blind people stomp their feet on the floor. That’s cool!

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Chanelle Dunn

Usher Type I & Sense of Balance

Usher Syndrome

Growing up, my mother would keep rushing to steady my tilting cup to prevent spills. I thought she was just being over-cautious because she’s a very clean person. Entering adulthood, friends and now my husband continue to steady my cup. Just this week, at a first meeting, a sommelier tried to teach me how to […]

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Chanelle Dunn

Usher & Running

Usher Syndrome

This was a question for an Usher Syndrome Support Group. But I’m sharing this as an FYI for you. A question: Yesterday, I went to SMU track to do a photo shoot. I was a track & cross-country runner in high school. After not having run on a track since college, I believe, (and I’m […]

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Chanelle Dunn

Usher Syndrome & Gym

General

A funny story to share: On Tuesday, after work, my husband Sam Dunn had other plans, so I went to gym alone, which is often, with my white cane. I did a cardio workout on a treadmill. Then, I went to do weight-lifting for legs. I alternated between two machines. On the last set, I […]

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Chanelle Dunn

See What an Usher Sees

Usher Syndrome

Here’s a video that allows you to see as an Usher sees. The first part shows an Usher’s tunnel vision. This is an exception- as vision limitations vary among the Usher. I do have peripheral vision (with lighting), but not centri-pheral vision (the space between the central & peripheral fields). And, like most others, I […]

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