Now we know there’s going to be more staying home, here is a guest post by technology instructor Julie Atkins. She lays out in detail the best ways and best apps for reading on a smartphone or tablet when print becomes squiggles or invisible. The post has omissions on Android products especially TalkBack (which is […]Read more "Apps for Reading Books and Magazines After Sight Loss"
Larry Johnson is the author of seven books including a collection of his popular commentaries published in the San Antonio Express-News. In 2017 he received the Texas Governor’s Trophy for Outstanding Service advocating for persons with disabilities. If you are a person over 65 like me, I’m going to share some rather startling and really […]Read more "STAND UP TO FALLING: Guest post By Larry Johnson"
Re-Post from the Perkins School for the BlindWhite Cane Safety Day. Is the day set aside by the federal government to recognize the independence and skill of people who use white canes. It’s also a reminder that laws in all 50 states require drivers to yield the right of way to people with white canes, […]Read more "Celebrating White Cane Safety Day, or White Cane Awareness Day"
It is not only the person going through sight loss who experiences shock and grief. My post ( Dealing with Vision Loss in Your Partner, Parent or Best Friend, from 2014 has on-going comments from first publication to just last week. Partners often lack emotional support and somewhere to relax as well as someone to […]Read more "The Team Approach to Sight Loss In Your Partner"
This is the second How To video for anyone who has lost vision. They are all very short and there are no ads, so you only hear the information which I hope will be just what you need. There will often be a link to a post on the same topic with more details. Today […]Read more "HOW TO GET HELP AT A MEDICAL APPOINTMENT WITH VISION LOSS – A VERY SHORT VIDEO"
This is the first How To video for anyone who has lost vision. They are all very short and there are no ads, so you just hear the information which I hope will be just what you need. There will often be a link to a post on the same topic with more details. […]Read more "HOW TO GET HELP IN A STORE WITH VISION LOSS – A VERY SHORT VIDEO"