Archive for the Usher Syndrome category

Chanelle Dunn

Issue of Productivity Hours

I'm Deaf, Usher Syndrome

In my reading of tax developments, I came across this excerpt that I thought is a good illustration of the issue of productivity hours. Statistics (one source being Deaf Action Center) state that it takes the deaf twice as long as the hearing to perform a task, while it takes the deaf-blind (with a 2nd […]

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Chanelle Dunn

Follow-up on my previous deaf-related ADA post:

General, I'm Deaf, Usher Syndrome

Some of you might wonder, “What about ESL (English Sign Language)?” I still struggle with speaking and understanding this language, even after having adopted tactile signing to accommodate my low vision. I’d consider ESL my 2nd language- placed closely with ASL, which probably should be considered my 3rd language (I took ASL as my foreign […]

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Chanelle Dunn

ADA / Deaf misconceptions to clear up

General, I'm Deaf, Usher Syndrome

Recently, I went into a doctor’s office. I presented my laptop with my pre-typewritten greeting to sign in. The staff (and the doctor who joined later) said that an interpreter is required. I explained that written communication is my most effective communication means. They said the law requires that I use an interpreter because the […]

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Sam the Deaf

One Example of Food Access Limitations

Food, Usher Syndrome

I would like to share my imagine on what Chanelle her lately post on food access that she have miss her chance by explore more food. At grocery, both food sampler shout and usher couldn’t see or hear to be interesting.

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Chanelle Dunn

Food Access for the Usher

Usher Syndrome

Love this humble (non-demanding) and serving deaf-blind attorney. She IS helping others. I identify with her on food access. My husband Sam Dunn, as he so sweetly said, is catching me up on food / drink freedom / variety. <3 Link: She Owes Her Activism To A Brave Mom, The ADA And Chocolate Cake

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