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?
Choose staying positive and thriving; no other choice makes sense! Staying positive is a conscious choice we must make each day when we awaken. Much like staying fit or making healthy dietary choices, the decision to stay positive is not “once and done”. There are no magic pills, smartphone apps, … [Read more...] about Staying Positive & Choosing to Thrive
The StrideLight™ Cane illuminates the way for people who are visually-impaired TBG (TheBlindGuide) will periodically shine a spotlight on enabling technology for people who are blind or visually-impaired. My first example literally shines a light in support of people who are visually-impaired. The … [Read more...] about StrideLight™ Cane: Low Vision Aids