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HKNC provides comprehensive vocational and independent living training on a national level to youths and adults who are deaf-blind.
Moreover, if our LCD wall screens were prepared for captions at the bottom of the screen, then the deaf and deaf-blind could participate by texting their contributions for all to see, and that text could be spoken aloud through TTS.
She added, "That is why I am glad we are taking a fresh look at the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program in order to take this program from pilot to permanent.
Lydia works as a learning support assistant helping deaf-blind adults take part in activities and get out and about.
The device has been made by assistive technology firm HumanWare, in partnership with the Washington State Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH) as well as several deaf-blind individuals.
Now other states, governments, businesses and agencies worldwide who serve the deaf-blind are following Washington's lead and making the life-changing telecommunication equipment available for their clients.
This week Sense is staging a week of special events to raise awareness and understanding of challenges faced by deaf-blind people every day.
They decided to give the money from their annual fete after watching an advert about Sense's work with deaf-blind people.
Written for young adults and teenagers, She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer is the biographical story of Laura Bridgman (1829-1889), the first deaf-blind American child to receive a significant education in the English language, fifty years before the more famous Hellen Keller.
And what a teacher she was--Helen went on to become the first deaf-blind person to receive a college degree.
He is raising money for the deaf-blind charity Sense which helps teach deaf- blind people the skills to live independently.
The money raised through donations puts the team well on the way to meeting their target of raising pounds 20,000 for Sense, which helps thousands of deaf-blind people lead fuller, more rewarding lives.