These posts cover albinism and the experiences that result from this condition's symptoms. They can focus on topics such as the condition itself, hair and skin care, vision, and every day life with albinism.
In part one of this two part series, I begin by sharing my hair dye journey over the past ten years of my life. I also share photos along the way. Don't forget to check out part two!
Unless you’ve recently switched to exclusive online orders, delivery services, and the wonderful world that is Amazon Prime, you have to go shopping at some point. Here, I'll discuss what shopping can be like for those of us with low vision and light sensitivity.
When describing myself as legally blind, I’ve received some shocked looks. I’ve also been accused of “faking” my blindness while learning to use a white cane in college. I’ve also dealt with implications that I was using what someone considered a “slight” disability to work the system and those around me. I can tell you firsthand that these types of accusations can be extremely detrimental to the person with the disability and the numerous communities of people with disabilities.
How do blind people read? The short answer is however they can. Some people who are blind or visually impaired use braille and audiobooks, but often many of us read regular books with magnifiers or e-books.
Here I answer a question I've seen asked numerous times. Do blind people have heightened senses? What happens when one sense is lost or weak? Read on to find out my thoughts.
Here, I break down the vision of people with albinism and describe the underlying issues as well as nystagmus, strabismus, and photophobia.
My life plans changed again. This is how I'm dealing with that experience, and I hope my experience can also help you.