August 2015: Usher Syndrome Coalition featured in Mediaplanet Vision & Hearing Health Campaign

USA Today helps shine a spotlight on Usher syndrome in Mediaplanet's Vision and Hearing Health supplement.

The Usher Syndrome Coalition recently participated in Mediaplanet's Vision & Hearing campaign where we joined forces with industry leaders and advocates to raise awareness of the millions of Americans currently living with some form of vision or hearing impairment. 

The campaign was distributed through USA Today in New York, LA and Chicago August 21-23, 2015 and is published online.

To view the digital campaign featuring Usher syndrome, click the links below.

Louis is all smiles. Photo credit: Simone Markham

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Leslie Thompson, mother of three, has Usher syndrome type 2. Photo credit: Eric Thompson

The Power of Community: Usher Syndrome Families Inch Closer to a Cure

Mediaplanet highlights the role our ‪#‎USHFamily‬ plays in finding a cure: "Families are...the source of awareness about the disease and the source of funding and advocacy...Put simply, there will be no treatments without the participation of Usher syndrome families." Read more...

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