Blindness & Visual Impairment
These posts are all about visual impairment, resulting challenges, and tools related to vision such as glasses and sunglasses.
Today's mobility canes have so many options for materials, styles, tips, handles, and more. Choosing the one that is right for you is based on your preferences, experiences, and style. Here, I'll describe some of the different styles and materials of mobility cane that are available.
Feeling like a burden often goes hand in hand with having a disability, but you are not alone. There are steps we can take to ease that feeling and gain back some of our sense of independence as well.
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.
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.
Albinism is a genetic condition with various types and symptoms. In this post, I detail the hair and skin color variations along with the eye conditions that come with albinism. I also describe how I see.
I began a YouTube channel in early May. Here are the tools I'm using and how I'm making it work with a visual impairment.
I've admired podcasts and those who run them for years now. For the first time, I had the opportunity to be on a podcast. Introducing The Low Vision Guy and my episode of his podcast with links for you to listen on your favorite podcast players.
A full rundown of photophobia, recognizing it in children, situations in which it can be challenging, and what you can do about it.