There Plant Eyes: A Personal and Cultural History of Blindness by M Leona Godin was published this month. The book is also available on Amazon Kindle and Audible. (If you are searching using audio, the title There Plant Eyes is “there” as in here and there, not “their” as in their eyes and my eyes.) […]Read more "There Plant Eyes by M. Leona Godin, Book Review:"
Repost of Why Doing Things for Yourself Is Important 8 years ago I posted this to Vision Loss and Personal Recovery – one of my very first blogposts! Now as the pandemic recedes and leaves everyone restarting their lives, the huge disruption has left many people who live with vision impairment or blindness, especially seniors […]Read more "Repost of Why Doing Things for Yourself Is Important"
A discussion by vision loss professionals on choosing a talking blood pressure monitor. Doug Rose gives details about his own experience. Doug Rose: “I have the A&D model. i have used it for a couple of years now, both my pharmacist and family physician found it reliable. It clearly speaks the readings, blood pressure, pulse, […]Read more "Talking Blood Pressure Monitors Guest Post by Doug Rose"
Here are the tips for setting up a kitchen if you have low vision or no functional vision. If the kitchen is yours you can make changes whenever you are ready. Sighted family and roommates will need plenty of reminders to put things back. So it’s a good idea to take over a shelf or […]Read more "How To Set Up the Kitchen To Prepare Light Meals, Snacks, and More a Short Video"
Man regains partial sight with new algae gene therapy | Re-Post from Popular Science, May 25, 2021 It’s not partial sight, or seeing as we know it, but it is the beginning of a breakthrough in a blinding disease. The photo shows how far this is from actual sight, but any progress is good for […]Read more "Man Regains Partial Sight With Gene Therapy , Re-post"