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Semester 2 : Week 7~ Placing Practice-Visit to Acoustic Panel Manufacturer Holden, Rockwool, Volcanoes & Pods..

I have been in contact with Dave Russell of Holden since May and it is only now due to exams (me) holidays and work (him), that I have got a round to the visit and a very interesting visit it was too. 1,392 more words

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Semester 2 : Week 6 ~Placing Practice Progress Report

I would like to say the project is coming together, and it is in some ways but by and large it is all still hazy. I will recount here my progress so far and my next steps. 2,305 more words

Art

When the emo gets in the way..

A child’s milestones is always exciting. Their first smile, their first flip, their first step, their first time sleeping thru the night and of course, their first day of school. 1,015 more words

Aaron

Hearing Thing..

Ok, so his hearing on the right is not perfect. The drs called it “mild hearing loss”.. his left ear is alright. So.. here comes my drama… 315 more words

Aaron

CNW: American Foundation for the Blind Launches the First Fully Accessible Digital Archive of the Helen Keller Collection (PRESS RELEASE)

CNW: American Foundation for the Blind Launches the First Fully Accessible Digital Archive of the Helen Keller Collection (PRESS RELEASE). “The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) today announced the launch of the Helen Keller Archive, the world’s first fully accessible digital archive collection, comprising more than 160,000 artifacts, dedicated to the fascinating life of Helen Keller.”

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Texting vs Talking on the Phone

I have a hearing disability, so talking on the phone is a struggle.  I have to concentrate on every word the other person is saying, but I still end up missing a good bit of the conversation.   50 more words

A Quiet Kind of Thunder - Sara Barnard

Steffi doesn’t talk.

Ryan doesn’t hear.

They understand each other perfectly.

 

Love isn’t always a lightning strike. 

Sometimes it’s the rumbling roll of thunder.

I have a love of languages, and I learned British Sign Language at an evening class when I was a teenager.  295 more words

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