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THE MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS OF DEAFBLINDNESS

It’s day two of Deafblind Awareness Week, and today we’re tackling the myths and misconceptions of deafblindness. There are so many myths and misconceptions surrounding deafblindness, so we’ve put together a few of those, and BUSTED them! Deafblindness varies widely from person to person that is affected by it. For some, the dual-sensory loss can… Read more »



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DEAFBLIND AWARENESS WEEK

DEAFBLIND AWARENESS WEEK Deafblind Awareness Week (DBAW) is running from today, 24th June, to 30th June 2019. The purpose of this week-long awareness campaign is to create more understanding and enlightenment of deafblindness. During DBAW we are hoping to dispel some of the myths and misconception surrounding deafblindness as well as creating a more positive… Read more »



Joanne White in front of her PC with CUREUsher website displayed on screen.


Founder of CUREUsher interview with BBC Look North

Joanne White, founder of CUREUsher, talks with BBC Look North about family life and her motivations behind setting up CUREUsher, a charity raising funds for Usher syndrome research. Subtitles/Closed captions are available by clicking the CC button.  



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Hearing Fund UK 8th Annual Celebrity Gala to benefit CUREUsher

Tickets are now on sale for the Hearing Fund UK 8th Annual Celebrity Gala to take place on August 10th at The Royal Armouries in Leeds. This is guaranteed to be a fantastic night full of entertainment along with a 3 course meal, and will be hosted by ITV News Presenter Christine Talbot. We’re very… Read more »






Easy Fundraising

Raise free donations for CUREUsher every time you shop online at absolutely no extra cost to you! With Easy Fundraising, the UK’s biggest retail fundraising platform connecting over 1.6 million supporters with 100,000 good causes, you can now choose CUREUsher to receive donations. This is a completely free and effective way for CUREUsher to receive… Read more »






AmazonSmile

Do you love shopping at Amazon? Do you want to show support for CUREUsher by enabling us to receive donations every time you do? And this all comes at no extra cost to you. Easy, right?! How? Just follow these easy steps: 1. Go to AmazonSmile using this address, www.smile.amazon.co.uk, and sign in with the… Read more »



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Jo’s Scafell Pike Fundraiser-Update

‘Jo’s Scafell Pike Fundraiser’ took place on Saturday 6th of April in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District with 30 participants taking part in the climb with even more supporters at the base to cheer them on!! Regrettably, despite the weather on the day being glorious with stunning blue skies, the group weren’t able… Read more »



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Seeking Faces for CUREUsher

Do you have Usher syndrome, or perhaps know someone with Usher who would like to be one of our many ‘Faces of CUREUsher’ to be used in a billboard campaign, and to possibly be seen all over the world?! We may also use your image on our website and across all social media platforms too.… Read more »



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Jo’s Scafell Pike Fundraiser

Joanne White, founder and chairperson of CUREUsher, has created a special fundraiser weekend where participants in this event will take on the exciting challenge of climbing Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain! All funds raised from this event will be going directly to Usher syndrome research. More details of this will be released at a later… Read more »



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