Cataracts: trivial issue, big problem, scary surgery? What’s your perspective? If you live in a first world setting, then you probably know they’re not a big deal. The surgery is relatively simple and you have an option of restored vision that is better than you had before the cataract(s) developed. … [Read more...] about Cataracts, Preventable Blindness
Eradicating blindness, illness; should we??? Eradicating blindness and illness. Would you if you could? I suspect you wonder how anyone could think this was other than a rhetorical question. Of course I’d eradicate blindness and illness if I could. But the right answer isn’t always that simple. You … [Read more...] about Eradicating Blindness, Illness
Are you normal, different, differently-abled, similar, or none of the above? How would you categorize someone who is blind in a sighted world? Many answers avail. Some would jump to disabled and I’m sure others would say different. A few might jump to differently-abled. It’s a term I personally … [Read more...] about Different, Differently-Abled, Similar?
Do you really think your challenges are harder than mine? Who knows but I bet they aren't harder than anyone else who has ever lived! I bet someone comes to mind immediately when you see the title of this post about challenges. It’s that person who seems to feel they’ve been singled out to receive … [Read more...] about Challenges: Mine are Harder than Yours
Echolocation makes the world more accessible for people who are blind or visually impaired. Echolocation proves the power of an indomitable spirit. Ben Underwood proves that blindness is a challenge but not an unbeatable barrier. I’d encourage you to view this video which adds to the body of proof … [Read more...] about Echolocation and No Limits