Ambiguously Blind
Usher syndrome is a rare genetic disease that affects both hearing and vision. It causes deafness or hearing loss and an eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Sometimes, it also causes problems with balance.
Oct. 25, 2022

Robyn Rachel the Silver Lining Explorer

As a photographer well into her professional career, Robyn Rachel sensed something was changing in her body. After a routine eye exam, she was referred to a specialist and diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and Usher’s Syndrome (Usher’s 2A). Robyn …

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Sept. 20, 2022

Bethany Cody: Don’t Dream It’s Over

As a teenager in South Australia, Bethany Cody, only experienced minor and somewhat random signs of a visual impairment. During her driver training she was concerned about driving at night. After consulting with an optometrist, she was referred to a …

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Aug. 10, 2021

Catarina Rivera

Catarina Rivera, also known as the Blindish Latina, stops by to talk about her role as a disability stigma smasher. Born with Usher’s syndrome, which involves both hearing loss and vision loss, Catarina is using her life experience to speak …

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