Preparing your home after a visual impairment diagnosis is a critical first step on the road to eventually thriving with vision loss; don't wait! Preparing your home after a visual impairment diagnosis is the first step to eventually thriving with vision loss. Most Associations for the Blind have … [Read more...] about Preparing your home after visual impairment diagnosis
Kristin Smedley proves thriving with blindness is a choice and the results can be amazing - why choose any other path??? Thriving with Blindness is a recurring theme on TheBlindGuide. My very full time work with COSY has limited my opportunities to post but I am trying to take advantage of some … [Read more...] about Thriving with Blindness
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
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?
Can you still see if you're blind? David Simpson suggests the answer is a resounding Yes! How can someone who is blind see, you might ask? You might go a step further and question my insensitivity for even using the word “see”. Let me assure you that I have many friends who are blind and “see” is … [Read more...] about What Does Someone Who Is Blind See?