Re-Post from Bloomberg: A Covid Vaccine Is Coming, But Not a Miracle for Blindness Michael Schuman Vaccines Are Coming, But There’s No Such Hope for My Blindness It took scientists about 300 days to develop promising vaccines for the coronavirus. Meanwhile ancient ailments like degenerative loss of vision depend on age-old workarounds—like the cane I […]Read more "A Covid Vaccine is Coming but Not a Miracle for Blindness, Repost from Bloomberg"
This is a Thanksgiving like no other. You may be attending a big gathering as usual, though I hope not, or a virtual gathering on laptops, or talking individually to loved ones on the phone. If your loss of good vision is recent, you need to protect yourself. You will learn to manage the message, […]Read more "THANKSGIVING AND YOUR SIGHT LOSS"
My book, When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes: Vision Loss and Personal Recovery has just won a second award: Vision Rehab Therapy Publication award 2020 from my own profession! This book took fifteen years to complete with input from hundreds of people new to vision loss, fellow faculty at the Carroll Center for the Blind and […]Read more "My Book Wins a Second Award"
There is an extra layer of consideration these days before you give a festive food gift. In the past, did you share your famous minty choco-chip cookies? Your remarkable banana-nut bread? Your yummy curried yogurt dip for veggies? However can we do that during these days of limited physical contact? How ‘bout we rustle up […]Read more "Festive Food Gifts: Staying close While Keeping Your Distance, Guest Post by Deborah DeBord"
This is the third How To video for anyone who has lost vision. The videos are short and there are no ads. There will often be a link to a post on the same topic. Today there are more details from my book, When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes. Here’s a section from Chapter 3, […]Read more "How To Regain Independence After Sight Loss – A Short Video"