NAME: Audrey Chard
WHERE ARE YOU: Pacific Northwest of Washington State, USA
COMMUNICATION METHOD: Spoken.
YEAR OF USHER DIAGNOSIS: 2004
USHER TYPE: Type 2, but I don’t know subcategory.
CAREER: Clinical Receptionist Representative.
HOBBIES: Scrapbooking and wood burning art, audio books, writing.
NAME THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOU: Kind, shy and creative.
WHAT ARE YOU SURPRISINGLY GOOD AT: Listening to others and, arts and crafts.
WHO IS SOMEONE YOU ADMIRE AND WHY? My sister, Rachel, for attending all the years of school to become an anesthesiologist while working crazy long hours during two hard pregnancies. She never gave up or let the lack of sleep keep her from taking the opportunity to learn more. Seeing her concur medical school and become a mom has made me proud.
WHAT ARE YOU HAPPIEST DOING? Being around my niece and nephew, and hearing their stories and giving big hugs.
WHAT WOULD BE YOUR PERSONAL MOTTO: Disabilities are a part of me but they don’t define who I am.
TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT THE IMAGE/PHOTO YOU ATTACH: I am on a beach with the Strait of Juan De Fuca behind me. The ocean is one of my favourite places to be.
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