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  • Helen Keller: Improving The Welfare Of The Blind

    Upon completing college, Helen Keller realized she wanted to go out into the world and find ways to help improve the lives other people who were similar to her. She began to travel the world speaking on behalf of others who were living with disabilities and helping them understand that they were fully capable of doing all of the things others who were fully abled could do. During the beginning half of the 20th century, Helen Keller really began to get into the social and political issues that…

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  • The Farmer's Wife Analysis

    “The Farmer’s Wife” is a richly woven tapestry, underlying the powerfulness of women when exalting their bodies by writing its parts. Right from the outset, the choice of the title is revealing. Taking a look back at “The Farmer’s Wife” magazine in the United States of America, one may recognize the embedded allusion in Sexton’s poem. The aim of the magazine is to build a bridge between real farmers with the audience; it also uses articles to instruct these workers on a variety of activities.…

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  • How Did Helen Keller Change The World

    “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller said these words because she was blind and deaf, therefore she could only feel things. So while other people was seeing the beauty of the world Helen was feeling the beauty of the world.Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880 in Tuscmbia,AL. Helen Keller is considered one of the leading figures in the twentieth century. She lost both her vision and hearing when she was 19…

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  • The Mind's Eye Language Analysis

    Throughout the entirety of our species evolution, we have had a partner besides us growing along the way. An essential aspect of humanity that enables us to separate ourselves from the rest of the animal kingdom has been there from the start, this aspect is language. As we’ve evolved, so has our language. Being able to communicate in a more complex manner than other species has enabled us to perceive the world in a new light and with a more collective mindset. Therefore, we have become a super…

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  • Helen Keller: A Strong Believer

    our world today. For example, she worked for the American Federation for the Blind for over 40 years (, helped found the American Civil Liberties Union, and worked with the Permanent Blind War Relief Fund which is now called the American Braille Press ( Some amazing achievements of Keller are winning an oscar for a documentary about her life called Helen Keller in Her Story, being the first deaf and blind person to earn a college degree, and getting elected to be in the Women’s…

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  • Advantage And Disadvantages Of Avent's Park

    and the bathroom is close yet there is not a designated sign noted the park is accessible. In Standard 703 2.38 states that tactile characters should be on permanent rooms and spaces yet the bathrooms are the only place in the entire park where Braille is utilized. Standard 404 3.33 states that the side wall grab bar should extend at least 54 inches from the rear wall while the side bar at Avent’s Park only extend 48 inches. The rear wall grab bar should have 1 ½ inches between it and the…

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  • Effective Communication And Interpersonal Interaction In A Health And Social Care Context

    information they are being given by someone trying to help them if that person does not speak their language. Makaton is a form of communication using signs and symbols and is often used as a communication process for those with learning difficulties. Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. Sign language is a language which instead of using sounds uses visual signs. These are usually made up of the shapes, positions and movement of the hands, arms or…

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  • Visual Impairment Skills

    Introduction Students with visual impairments need to study the same subjects within the core curriculum as their sighted peers, such as mathematics, language arts and history. However, individuals with visual impairments are unable to access the core curriculum on the same level because they lack visual skills that are responsible for casual learning. Without intentional and direct intervention by a highly specialized educator, students with visual impairments are at a disadvantage. In…

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  • Alexander Graham Bell Research Paper

    This biography is remarkably written filled with tons of information, however Bruce doesn’t become as intimate with inspirations of Alexander Graham Bell or the actual telephone being built. To begin, Bruce briefly mentions George Sanders in a few sentences. Such a simple name, but a huge impact to Bell being his first deaf student that he had taught (90-91). From prior research, it is said that George Sanders later went on in life becoming successful in thanks to Bell, however it would’ve been…

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  • Equality Act 2010 Case Study

    unable to read leaflets as they don’t understand can stop the service users accessing the services. In order to help them they should provide leaflets and translate them into different languages to suit individual’s needs and also they can provide braille to give the equal access to blind…

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