If you have been recently diagnosed with a visual impairment (or you’re navigating the diagnosis of a loved one,) finding the best medical provider can feel like a daunting task. Here are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best care possible. 1. To ensure that you are seeking out the right eye […]
Have you ever struggled to speak with a family member, teacher, employer, or even a complete stranger about your visual impairment? Talking about your visual limitations can be challenging and awkward, but you’re not alone. Here are a few tips to help you navigate having meaningful conversations about your needs: 1. Maintain ownership over what […]
For many, traveling is one of the great joys of life. For others, it’s a necessity. Whatever your reason for jet-setting, these simple tips can greatly improve your experience as a visually impaired traveler. 1. Pack light This will take away the stress of searching for your luggage in the conveyor area at the end […]
Many people who are visually impaired feel comfortable traveling independently, but there may be times when a guide comes in handy. In situations like crowded restaurants, parties, street crossings, or unfamiliar places, assistance may be needed. The sighted guide technique, also known as human guide, is a way of walking with, and guiding, a person […]
What is a Teacher of the Visually Impaired? What do they do? How can you become one? This guide details it all.