Sharing Alex

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

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

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

The Inspiring Story of Sara (as told by her grandmother)

The inspiring story of Sara as told by her grandmother… My daughter Dara was born with Charge Syndrome.  My husband and I did not even know what Charge was, but we did our  best raising her.  We loved Dara, taught her boundaries; and she just adored her dad.  When he … Read More

A Day in the Life of Martha Calie

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

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

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

Danielle Burton Receives Scholarship

Danielle Burton has received a $5,000 scholarship from “Guiding Eyes.” The scholarship will assist with paying for her upcoming junior year in college. Congratulations Danielle!

Mary Elizabeth Davis Recognized by Harlan Daily for Artwork

Mary Elizabeth Davis has been recognized for her art accomplishments in the Harlan Daily newspaper. Mary is responsible for drawing the horse which became the logo for this year’s “Transition Institute for Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind.” For more information, visit the article published at harlandaily.com. The drawing of the … Read More

David Gonzalez Enrolls at Community College in Louisville

David Gonzalez will begin his freshman year of college in August and will be attending Community and Technical College in Louisville. His goal is to transfer to Gallaudet University in his junior year of college. Congratulations David!

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