USHIE, our mascot with black sunglasses and headset, is hot! USHIE is the symbol of all people who cannot hear and see well because of Usher Syndrome. The mascot was launched while developing the infographics for a campaign held one year ago. Now we see USHIE more and more often.
The story of George Kabel is the story of victory and defeat. It takes you into the world of the blind artist George Kabel (1955) from Eindhoven. The documentary is about giving new meaning to your life. At first George loses his sight and then he’s turning completely deaf. We
Source: NPO 2Doc.nl Text: Wieneke van Koppen Photo: Lin Woldendorp Date: 3 October 2018 In 2014 ‘The small world of Machteld Cossee’ made by director Hetty Nietsch had its première at the Dutch Film Festival. Six months later it was broadcast on television in 2Doc. Machteld Cossee is an enterprising
Source: De Gelderlander, Nijmegen e.o. By: LOES WIJFFELS Photo: GERARD VERSCHOOTEN Out of the 35,000 participants of the 7 Hills Run held on 19 November, 144 people run in the Run4Usher team. This team consists of people with a poor eyesight and hearing with their buddies and pacers. With a
If you become both deaf and blind. This unique documentary ‘The small world of Machteld Cossee’ has now been provided with English subtitling. This documentary was already shown at the Dutch Film Festival in Utrecht on Wednesday 1 October 2014 and had its première on television at NPO2 broadcast by
Source: Brabants Dagblad Date 30 December 2016 By: Sjoerd Marcelissen INTERVIEW | JEFF HORSTEN ‘I do not see myself as a person with restrictions. I am just Jeff.’ He is deaf and will become blind as well. Jeff Horsten (23) from Waspik wrote a song about his restrictions. I want
Source: LindaNieuws Date: 30-12-2016 By: Belinda Janssen Liesbeth Beekhuis (35) suffers from Usher Syndrome and will slowly but surely become both deaf and blind. In ‘Sheer Happiness’ she is surprised with precious memories that she can save for the future. Liesbeth is overwhelmed by emotions when she sees what Ruben
Source: WendyOnline September 2016 Text: Renée Lamboo-Kooij Photography: Timo Sorber ‘I make pictures In my head of beautiful things that I do not want to forget’ Never enjoy a sunset again, not be able to see with your own eyes how your children are growing up and not be able