Title

FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION FOR PEOPLE WITH USHER SYNDROME: Interview with Emma Hancock

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1996

Abstract

The author interviews a young woman, Emma Hancock, who has Usher Type 1 and who is a college student in London. The student discusses her difficulties in choosing the right school for her needs and finding financial support for the special services she requires, such as tutoring, interpreting, and note taking. Her difficulties in dealing with the attitudes of her fellow students and instructors and in coping with communication issues are included. The article ends with 11 tips that Ms. Hancock offers others in her situation. This document is available on the web at: http://www.sense.org.uk/publications/allpubs/magazine/tsarticles/1996/usherfured.htm TALKING SENSE, vol. 42, #3, Autumn 1996, pp.24-26

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