Photo Stories: Seattle's Deaf-Blind Community: Seattle's deaf-blind community - Ashley

Ashley Jess,a 10 year old who has been deaf and blind since birth, prefers to sleep on the couch at night, unaffected by the television her grandmother watches. Her mother says of her life with Ashley, “With a deaf- blind child you are forced to stop, listen, see, and feel things. You’d be amazed at what you learn.”
Seattle's deaf-blind community - Ashley

Ashley Jess,a 10 year old who has been deaf and blind since birth, prefers to sleep on the couch at night, unaffected by the television her grandmother watches. Her mother says of her life with Ashley, “With a deaf- blind child you are forced to stop, listen, see, and feel things. You’d be amazed at what you learn.”