For any student, making the most of school opens a gateway to opportunity whether for further education or career, but for students with vision loss there are additional challenges to overcome. Going back to school can be incredibly rewarding for low vision students, and with some simple strategies and tips, you can make sure that those low vision learning challenges never present a problem for you.
As we move from one year to the next, it is a great time for making plans, changing how we do things and so on. New year planning for a fresh start can cover a wide range of things, from looking for a new career to starting a new hobby. However, for people with poor eyesight, it can also be a great time to set out a new regime to take better care of themselves and their eyesight, explore new vision loss solutions and more.
Coats' Disease, as a rare ocular vascular disorder, may not be a term familiar to many. However, behind this seemingly obscure name lies a significant challenge to eye health. While not as widely recognized as some more common ocular issues, the potential threat it poses to vision cannot be underestimated.
Travel is a wonderful thing, it allows us to see and experience something new, embrace a different culture or simply enjoy sites and activities we couldn’t experience any other way. For students with vision loss, travel can present some unique challenges. That doesn’t mean missing out though, with the right preparation and planning, equipment and care, every student can benefit from the benefits of travel for their education and enjoyment.
Stepping into the New Year with low vision brings both challenges and opportunities. In this article, we'll guide you through practical strategies and empowering tips for independent living. Join us as we outline simple yet effective plans to make the most of the coming year with confidence and self-sufficiency.
Shopping for bargains has become part of the holiday celebrations, for some of us, it can even be the best part. However, shopping with low vision takes planning, and that is especially so at this time of year, when the stores are busier, and people tend to be paying less attention to those around them.
Christmas is such a wonderful time for everyone, if you have a loved one with low vision, how do you find new Christmas gift ideas? From Christmas games for people with low vision to a number of vision loss solutions and independent living aids, there are a wide range of wonderful gifts that can have a lasting impact on their lives.
The holiday season is a time of festive joy, where homes come alive with decorations, activities, and the warmth of shared traditions. For those with visual impairments, embracing the magic of Christmas can be achieved through unique do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches that cater to their needs. This comprehensive guide aims to empower visually impaired individuals to create a festive ambiance, engage in entertaining activities, and leverage assistive technologies for an independent and joyful holiday season.
Winter is here, with snowflakes gently falling, the air turning chilly, and a certain enchantment that always seems to be present—Christmas is almost here. This holiday holds a unique place in our hearts, combining traditions of festive feasts, family gatherings, and expressions of gratitude. However, it is crucial to acknowledge the specific needs of our loved ones, particularly those navigating the world with low vision, within the tapestry of our shared celebrations.