As wildfires force evacuations in California, and Hurricane Laura flattens parts of Louisiana, here are tips for any sudden move because of weather events or the Corona virus, ( as well as for professional events and vacations.) Guest post by Jennifer Harnish, Head of Rehab at the Carroll Center for the Blind, Newton MA Referred […]Read more "Packing Like a Pro"
Accessible voting for people who are blind or low vision Re-Post from American Council of the Blind. Access to voting in the November General Election is such an important topic right now with millions more people expected to cast their votes by mail. It’s especially relevant to us blind and low vision voters. We often […]Read more "Time to Check That Your Vote Can Be Cast Accessibly in Your Town and State."
Dealing with Vision Loss in Your Partner, Parent, or Best Friend. This post published in April 2014 had had the longest -running comment section of any; the latest just last week! All the comments are from partners of someone who has lost a lot of sight. Partners of adults with vision loss do not have […]Read more "6 Years On…The Grief and Courage of Partners"
Many of us blind and visually impaired people feel like the young man in the story below during this pandemic – without the maids and bodyguards! We seniors are stuck at home, sometimes feeling lonely and isolated. Like the young man we can feel emotionally neglected, even as services get cut, some of them permanently. […]Read more "THE PAIN OF ISOLATION"