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"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind"

Dr Seuss

 

Sunday, 28 June 2015 20:09

Tactile Time

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Hi my name is Diane 44 years old from Northern Ireland. I have Usher Syndrome type 2a and I'm registered blind with RP, I wear two hearing aids. A couple months ago I received my Bradley Timepiece from Molly Watt Trust, which I'm very thankful for. On getting my Bradley I…
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 20:42

My Bradley, My Surprise

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Thank you so much MWT, my mum applied for a Bradley Watch for me without telling me, it was a fantastic surprise when I got it. It took a while to get used to how it worked but soon got the hang of it, it looks great and I don't…
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 20:18

Brave or Plain Crackers

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My name is Lynne and I have Usher type 2.   I'm 33 and mum of two boys Oliver 5 and Elliot 3. I decided to have a party for Elliot's 3rd birthday and a summer party for Oliver as he has an awkward birthday (28th Dec). The party was…
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 14:04

Access to Reading

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Diane was the first person to receive a Kindle eReader under our "Access to Reading" project. I would like to thank the MWT fund from the bottom of my heart!!! Why u say? I have ushers/RP type 2 and for years I've not bought a book as it was a…
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 13:27

The Awesome Simon Webb

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The sport of running is booming in the UK right now. A recent England survey found the number of people running stands at over 2.1 million, with only swimming more popular. As a runner for over 20 years, I’ve definitely noticed the recent significant rise in participation in my sport. Community…
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 13:25

Internet Good and Bad

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When I look back I can see I isolated myself when I was first diagnosed with Usher Syndrome. I could carry on as a deaf person, no difference. I went to school, I was anxious as I struggled to cope with my changing world. I couldn't wait to get home…
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I can't tell you how thrilled I was to receive a Bradley Timepiece - only made possible to me through the brilliant Molly Watt Trust. It is a wonderful invention, but does take a little getting used to. I didn't think myself heavy handed at all, but to master this,…
Monday, 22 June 2015 07:49

Thank You MWT for My Bradley Timepiece

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I'd just like to say a massive thank you to the Molly Watt Trust. I applied for a Bradley watch a short while ago and I was delighted that I qualified for one. The watch itself is a fantastic piece of kit for an body but for someone like me with…
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