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Rachel C. Patient Expert

Atlanta, Georgia
Nearly 18 years ago, I did not understand what sounds meant to me. Every morning for the first few weeks, when I was a rough little three-year old child, my mother had to sit on me in order to get the magnet on my head. I know that sounds cruel of my mother, but I am grateful to her for doing this... Full Bio
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My Experiences

One of my closest friends from high school wrote this. Karina and I met over four years ago at the beginning of my freshman year of high school....

Cochlear Implants and Cheerleading

This past summer at the Usher Syndrome International Conference, I met Clare W. Clare is a high school student and is very involved in her...

Identity: How do I identify myself?

In my junior year of high school, my English class and I studied The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. This book was my class’s least...

Speaking to College Professors about Accommodations

In kindergarten to twelfth grade, you have an IEP—Individualized Education Program—that is run by a team of teachers. Back when I was in high...

Choosing a College that is Right for You

Happy New Year Everyone! It is hard for me to believe that I have just finished my first semester of college. So much has changed since I started...

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justjay wrote on Rachel C.'s Whiteboard. Aug 05 2009
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Aug 05 2009 by justjay


Interesting story about your cochlear implants.

~ Jason


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