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Crossing the Street

September 30, 2015 By Kerry Thompson for the Usher Snydrome Coalition Blog Kerry was born and raised in southern Louisiana where she was diagnosed as profoundly deaf at two years of age and at ten years, diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa.  After receiving her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University, as well … Read more…

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Women and Girls with Disabilities Face Unique Risks in Nepal

May 19, 2015 As I continue to receive updates from our partners on the ground about the heartbreaking aftermath of two devastating earthquakes in Nepal, I am reminded of the difficulties that women and girls with disabilities, in particular, face in relief and recovery efforts. With the death toll rising past 8,500 in Nepal, people … Read more…