Living DeafBlind in Iowa

Documentary

Documentary

Meet Iowans who face the daily challenges of living DeafBlind and learn about the technology that assists them.

Documentary

Meet Iowans who face the daily challenges of living DeafBlind and learn about the technology that assists them.

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Technology plays an essential role in accommodating and empowering DeafBlind Iowans to live, work and interact in society.

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Technology plays an essential role in accommodating and empowering DeafBlind Iowans to live, work and interact in society.

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Hannah Teed has been DeafBlind since birth. Now an active 11-year-old, she talks about some of her greatest challenges and recent achievements.

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Hannah Teed has been DeafBlind since birth. Now an active 11-year-old, she talks about some of her greatest challenges and recent achievements.

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For over 150 years, a small school helped Iowa's blind community to achieve equality through education.

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The Fredericks family shares their candid thoughts on the challenges and rewards of life with son Miles.

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The Fredericks share their candid thoughts on the challenges and rewards of life with Miles.

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Rodenna Frank successfully navigates work and family life despite being DeafBlind.

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Rodenna Frank successfully navigates work and family life despite being DeafBlind.

About the Show

In 1925, Helen Keller and others successfully lobbied at Iowa’s Statehouse for a bill that would result in the Iowa Commission for the Blind. The impact of Hellen Keller’s advocacy is still apparent today. Meet Iowans who face the daily challenges of living DeafBlind and learn about the technology that assists them.