The Blind Tax is the high cost of making the world accessible for a blind or visually impaired person. It is very real and very high. I'll review some of these costs in detail in the hopes that it raises some much needed awareness.
Ocular Albinism is an x-linked variant of albinism. Here, I'll detail what that means in simple terms and how it may affect your diagnosis. I also share some important notes about accepting others' differences.
The white cane has a long history, but laws regulating its use and safety are fairly recent and vary by state. Here I discuss that history, laws, and the types of canes that exist for blind and visually impaired people.
People with albinism can enjoy the beach as well as people without it, but we do need to take a few more precautions. Here, I run down some of those considerations and tips so that you can enjoy your time at the beach with albinism, fair skin, and photophobia.
Phoenix Simone Walter is a photographer and graphic designer who also happens to have albinism. She rises above any challenges that come her way with grace.
Nystagmus is an uncontrollable shaking of the eyes. It occurs frequently in those with albinism. It affects the vision in various ways, but there are some things you can do to lessen its effects.
The NOAH Virtual Conference 2020 was an absolutely amazing experience for me. This post covers Days 3 & 4 as well as where the 2022 and 2024 conferences will be held.
The National Organization of Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH) conference went virtual in 2020. Here is a summary of the second day's events.
The National Organization of Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH) conference went virtual in 2020. Here is a summary of the first day's events.
Those of us with albinism need to vigilant about sunscreen application. Here, I'll outline some factors that will help you choose the best sunscreen for you and your family and application tips.