You Ask the Questions!


What do you want to know? Vision Loss and Personal Recovery will publish three interviews with experienced professionals in the next few weeks. What do you want to know about mobility training; video magnifiers and monoculars; and finding your favorite TV shows? Email your questions or call the number below this week.  The best questions […]

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A Blind Man Learned to Click his Tongue for Echo Location and Perceives Images of his Surroundings [Re-Post from This American Life January 9, 2015]


  The episode is called Batman. I have delayed re-posting this excellent 1 hour presentation for a few days because I could not make the live stream work. Please get yourself a large cup of coffee or your favorite drink and settle down to hear this. It is worth it.   The print introduction says: […]

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind


  Vision Loss and Personal Recovery welcomes its first guest blogger DeAnn Elliott DeAnn shares important information for seniors who may think they’re confused, but maybe it’s not that at all… Out of Sight, Out of Mind   It happened again this morning. My teenager told me that I’d left the cream cheese in front of the toaster, instead […]

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Putting on the Gloves


David Kingsbury is a guide at the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) in Boston, which is surprising because he is blind. You might think that an art museum was the last place someone who had lost all his sight in mid-career would want to be! Why go somewhere where it’s completely visual after losing vision? […]

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Growing Up Fisher


  NBC has a new sit-com, Growing Up Fisher, which airs on Tuesdays at 9.30pm. EST. It’s great to have a central character in a network comedy show who is blind. Every time someone with vision loss is given an active, lively personality on TV or in a movie, it makes the public a little […]

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