Blindness & Visual Impairment
These posts are all about visual impairment, resulting challenges, and tools related to vision such as glasses and sunglasses.
A full rundown of photophobia, recognizing it in children, situations in which it can be challenging, and what you can do about it.
I had so many fears after beginning this project and coming out as blind, but I'm learning to conquer those fears along the way. I hope my journey can inspire yours.
I've felt trapped between the normally sighted and blind communities for most of my life. I've built my own barriers in the past, but now I aim to tear them all down one by one.
Here I provide my perspective of Microsoft's Project xCloud as a visually impaired gamer.
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.
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.