Robin E. Hatch RN was previously nurse at both the Carroll Center for the Blind and the Perkins School. Since retirement she herself has suffered from auto immune retinopathy. General Advice from Robin Local radio and TV stations are putting out daily updates on the spread of the coronavirus for our area and probably yours […]Read more "CORONAVIRUS AND BLINDNESS: A NURSE’S ADVICE"
At 75, I am in the “at risk” category for coronavirus (COVID-19). I am also legally blind. Are there times where blindness or visual impairment makes me and others with vision loss more vulnerable? Are there aspects of vision loss that make us safer? We have to be prepared and proactive because many of us […]Read more "CoronaVirus and Blindness: How to Prepare and Take Care"
Our bodies are always available to take measurements. Dollar bills, mobile phones, and white canes can be tape measures too! My top thumb joint is just over one Inch, the side of my index finger a half inch, my outstretched hand seven inches and my cane two inches short of 4 feet. It’s easy to […]Read more "USE YOUR BODY TO MEASURE"
My new book was featured on the Eyes on Success Podcast. I had a great talk with hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey about the book and some of the guidance it offers for those new to vision loss. The tips on assertiveness are valuable even to skilled blind people. Listen on apple podcasts or find […]Read more "When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes Featured on Eyes on Success Podcast"