5/12/15 - I am a Special Education teacher.  One of my main areas of research is the use of technology to minimize the impact of disabilities in people, both physical and mental.  I am often inspired when I see videos like the one below.

These are people who have been given cochlear implants to allow them to hear for the first time.  The looks of pure joy on their faces as they experience a whole new sense that we take for granted never fails to amaze me.