Navigating the twenty-first century dating scene is stress-inducing for most singles. For the visually impaired, there is an additional dimension of challenge when navigating the dating world. While it may be tempting to forgo the dating apps and cuddle up with your cat and a bottle of wine instead, there is love and companionship to […]
Owning pets is a source of comfort and joy to people from all walks of life, and those with visual impairments are no exception. Benefits to Owning Pets While Visually Impaired Physical & Mental Benefits Pet ownership has been linked to decreased blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Additionally, pet owners report reduced levels of loneliness […]
Physical activity is critical to well-being. Nearly everyone could benefit from some form of exercise, which is good for both the body and the mind. For the visually impaired, participating in sports and other physical exercise can pose a number of challenges, including the fear of falling or becoming injured, discomfort in learning new activities, […]
It may seem counterintuitive that a smooth, buttonless touchscreen could work for someone who is blind or visually impaired. Yet, with the release of Appleâ€™s VoiceOver software in 2009, the iPhone became a revolutionary breakthrough in access. Apple continued to release breakthrough technology with the introduction of the Apple Watch in 2015. Smart watches are the new […]
Sighted persons often take for granted the significance of special movie moments like the look of longing in a character’s face, or a silent rolling tear. Our guide to Audio Descriptions will make movies and TVs more enjoyable.