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Navigating the Shadows: Understanding and Managing Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye condition that primarily affects individuals aged 50 and above, gradually impairing central vision. The macula (a small but crucial part of the retina responsible for sharp, detailed vision) deteriorates over time, leading ...

A New Year, A New You: Resolutions for the Blind and Visually Impaired

As we enter a new year, many of us are inspired to set goals and resolutions for the months ahead. For the blind and visually impaired community, the pursuit of these aspirations may require unique considerations and approaches. In this ...

The Gift of Accessibility: Exploring Gift Ideas for the Blind This Holiday Season

As Christmas approaches, it's a time for gift giving, celebrations, and spreading joy. For individuals with visual impairments, the gift of accessibility takes on a special meaning, and exploring assistive technology for gift ideas can make a significant impact. Fortunately, ...

The History and Impact of Lighthouse for the Blind

For centuries, lighthouses have stood as towering structures along coastlines, guiding ships safely through treacherous waters. But there is another type of lighthouse, one that has been guiding individuals through the tumultuous sea of blindness for more than a century ...
Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 1, 2023  October is a month that provides us cooler temperatures, vibrant fall colors, pumpkin spice lattes, and excitement about the upcoming holiday season. It also happens to be National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This annual observance, established ...
Guiding the Way: How Guide Dogs Assist the Blind and Visually Impaired

Guiding the Way: How Guide Dogs Assist the Blind and Visually Impaired

September 8, 2023 For many of us, the ability to see and navigate the world around us is something we take for granted. For the blind and visually impaired, daily tasks we might consider simple can be monumental challenges. Fortunately, ...
Projecting the Rise in Legal Blindness Cases Among Americans

Projecting the Rise in Legal Blindness Cases Among Americans

August 16, 2023 The human sense of sight is a priceless gift that allows us to experience the world around us in vibrant detail. However, visual impairments can significantly impact an individual's quality of life. With advances in medical technology ...
White Cane Safety Day - Celebrating Resiliency and Independence

White Cane Safety Day – Celebrating Resiliency and Independence

July 21, 2023 White Cane Safety Day is an annual reminder of the resilience and determination of visually impaired individuals. On October 6, 1964, a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress was signed into law, authorizing President Lyndon B. Johnson ...