Entries by Ivonne Bressers

Usher syndrome & Pumpkin Day

Agie used to be a man. Now she has opened her heart for someone who wants to accept her as she is. However, her fate has other plans and Agie […]

Shine Brighter

‘Shine brighter’ is a book about handicap and diversity and it was written with the purpose to bring Usher Syndrome to the attention of people and to collect money for […]

Walk in my shoes

‘Walk in my shoes’ is a unique collection of 28 stories of people who lose not one but two senses, being hearing and eyesight. Instead of giving up, these people […]

Not fade away

The 34 years old Rebecca Alexander is psychotherapist, spinning instructor and volunteer. She is almost blind and seriously hard of hearing because of Usher Syndrome. ‘Not fade away’ is a […]

The enemy comes from aside

THE ENEMY COMES FROM ASIDE ‘De vijand komt van opzij’ is the second novel by Jan de Kort (1951). This novel tells the story of André. André is hard of […]

The secret of the guide dog

THE SECRET OF THE GUIDE DOG Sofie loves Bo. Her father’s guide dog is the sweetest dog of the whole world. But then daddy starts going to work by cab […]

Beyond the Muted Darkness

BEYOND THE MUTED DARKNESS The photo book ‘Beyond the muted darkness’ was launched in Pakhuis de Zwijger on 31 August 2017. This book contains photographs of forty people suffering from Usher Syndrome […]

The blind leading the blind

THE BLIND LEADING THE BLIND “A hilarious boost for the spirit for everyone in a time of crisis“ This is a story about Niek and Joyce. Niek has a spinal […]

Not hear, Not see, do speak

NOT HEAR, NOT SEE, DO SPEAK If your world becomes dark and quiet, will you be quiet as well? When Joyce was seventeen years old, a physician told her that […]