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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

 

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…
Monday, 22 June 2015 07:45

See Me As Me

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Who am I? Hard to say, I wish it were a simple question. I wish I could say. I am Kate. That much I know. I started off as a Kathryn; Katie followed before, at sixteen, I declared, “I will now be known as Kate”. I am Kate. I have…
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 12:18

Knowledge but Frustration

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The main aim of the Molly Watt Trust has always been to raise awareness of Usher Syndrome and we continue to do this in as many ways as we can. Molly continues to raise awareness with her keynote presentations and motivational speaking as often as she is able and to…
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