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Meet the Deaf-Blind Lawyer Fighting for People with Disabilities

Haben Girma discusses her experiences as a DeafBlind student and how she has advocated for herself and others. She strives to create a more inclusive community by removing barriers for people with disabilities.

  • Topics: DeafBlindness, Self-Advocacy, Self-Determination
  • Duration: 4 min
View - Meet the Deaf-Blind Lawyer Fighting for People with Disabilities
January 2018 5950 DeafBlindness, Self-Advocacy, Self-Determination

Accessing the Dream: Preparing Deaf-Blind Youth for a Self-Determined Life

Students who are deaf-blind share the difficulties, fears and challenges they face on a daily basis; but they overcome these obstacles in order to live a self-determined life.

  • Topics: DeafBlindness, Self-Determination
  • Duration: 4 min
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May 2016 848 DeafBlindness, Self-Determination

The Power of International Travel

Haben Girma is a DeafBlind, first-generation African-American, and reflects about her first international experience. She says she wouldn't be the same person she is today if she didn't volunteer abroad as a teenager.

  • Topics: High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Travel, DeafBlindness
  • Duration: 4 min
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November 2015 777 High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Travel, DeafBlindness