Sharing Alex

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Sharing Alex   Our story begins long before our amazing Alex. My husband and I had a boy delivered at 24 weeks gestation who lived 2 days. Our second pregnancy was a girl born at 18 weeks who didn’t have a chance. You cannot imagine our devastation. The physicians were … Read More

MAX – the World Traveler

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MAX – the World Traveler As parents, we dream of new babies with great anticipation. On day two of Max’s life, Dr. Brian identified Max with a syndrome. Dr. Brian had accumulated data (about 200 pages) of different life problems related to the syndrome for professionals and families. It was … Read More

Catching up with Georgia Bell

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Georgia Bell was born with Cerebral Palsy and Systolic Body Movement Disorder. Her muscles go against what she wants to do. She also has Vision and Hard of Hearing Impairments.  She has always been an active, fun loving child and now – young woman. She will be 16 soon and … Read More

A Day in the Life of Martha Calie

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Packages the last of the dog treats for Shoot for the Moon Animal Treats’ sale at Best Friends Obedience – The Deaf-Blind Project was receptive when Martha started baking and wanted to begin her own business. Of special importance was that they understood how the business was totally about Martha, … Read More

Interview with Melinda Morgan

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My name is Melinda Morgan and I am the highly motivated and dedicated preschool teacher at Big Creek Elementary. I have retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment. The assistive technology for low vision that was purchased for me has helped me overcome some of … Read More

Interview with Mary Calie

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My daughter Martha began her journey with the Deaf-Blind Project at the beginning of 4th grade. It was perfect timing – inclusion was challenging for teachers and they were nervous about the high stakes testing expected at the 4th grade level. Having the Deaf-Blind Project come into the classroom was … Read More