Archive for the Usher Syndrome category

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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Sam the Deaf

Taking a picture with someone who had Usher’s

Artwork, Usher Syndrome
Taking a picture with someone who had Usher’s

I would like to give an advice to everybody who knows Usher Syndrome. It encourage you how to take properly photo with your friend or family member without hurt Usher’s feel on bad photo. There is DON’T & DO comic below there that should help you to aware what to do with your camera or […]

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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

Four Ways to Interpret for the Deafblind

I'm Deaf, Usher Syndrome

Very interesting. The 3rd way is my tactile signing that I use to communicate verbally. It’s “touching” normal sign language that I used before my vision worsened. I use CART for listening to presentations. It’s a type of stenography, like a court reporter. Four different ways to interpret for Deafblind participants #CDPD2030LAC Posted by Colin […]

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