How you think about your vision can be less about the reality of your eye condition than where you are on the road toward personal recovery. Going through vision loss is a personal internal drama. It seems like a tragedy. If your vision loss or blindness is rapid or instantaneous, it will almost […]Read more "What’s in a Name? Eye Problems? Losing Vision? Going Blind?"
Vision Loss and Personal Recovery has been specially constructed for easy access by anyone who is adjusting to vision loss. Whether you are able to read clear or large print, or are using ZoomText, Magic, or a screen reader, the website is simple to use. So much of the first years of vision loss are […]Read more "Designed for You: How to Navigate This Website"
There is a lot to hate about losing your sight, and having to ask for help from strangers is right up there. After a long time it can get to be quite fun sometimes (no really!). But at first it’s beyond awful. There are you, a paid-up member of the human race, having to ask […]Read more "Four Rules for Getting Assistance"
What would people with vision loss have done without Steve Jobs? He gave his staff such a hard time with his perfectionism, but he gave people with vision loss great riches because he insisted that iPod Touches, iPhones and iPads have the screen reader – voiceover – built in. It works seamlessly from the moment […]Read more "Steve Jobs’ Great Legacy"
I have tried to deny the painful necessity of growing through my serious vision loss over and over. Denial takes a lot of work to dig up. Each bit you fling out seems the final one. Then another fear, another confusion shows up. But do you want to stay inside a little box with shrinking […]Read more "Why Doing Things for Yourself is Important: Part 2 of 2"