Rebecca Ann Alexander is a psychotherapist and author who was born in California and currently resides in New York City. She co-wrote the book titled "Not Fade Away" which is about her experience living with Usher syndrome type III. In 2016, she won Helen Keller Personal Achievement Award in 2014, an award to people and organizations that "demonstrated outstanding achievement in improving quality of life for people with vision loss". Alexander earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, and double Master's degrees from Columbia University in social work and public health.
The story of a young woman who is slowly losing her sight and hearing because of Usher Syndrome III, a rare disorder. Join Rebecca as she speaks with candor and without self-pity about the progression of the disease, current research into a cure, the challenges in her life, and how she experiences the world.
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