Stalking Sexual Predators in the Deaf-Blind Community

One of the most vulnerable minorities around us in the world are those who are Deaf and Blind.
Being Deaf — or just being Blind — is enough of a challenge to survival but those who are hit with both disabilities in the same body are truly the world’s misbegotten and they deserve our highest protection.

There are approximately 40,000 people in the United States who are deafblind.  Hearing and vision are the primary senses through which we learn and collect data.  Hearing is the basis of communication and 80 percent of what we learn is through the visual sense.

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Take Your Children Offline NOW

We need to have a blunt conversation. I realize this may not be a popular article if you have children and you celebrate them online by posting their photos for public viewing.

There has been a lot of talk about protecting children when they are interactively online but I suggest parents take an even larger step backward and realize even one-way interaction where your children are being viewed by people you do not know is just as dangerous to the welfare of your child as an unmonitored online chat session.

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