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Sunset

Have you ever heard the clang of bells or
do you know the sound of fireworks? Do you
know the warmth of crackling hearths? The… 196 more words

Poem

Love and First Sight by Josh Sundquist

Originally published in: 2017

What it’s about: A blind teen boy gets the opportunity to gain sight thanks to a new medical procedure and how it changes his life for better and worse. 299 more words

Book Blog

Could Your Child's Lack Of Eye Contact Be More Than Just Autism?

My son has autism spectrum disorder. That no doubt explains a lot about the picture of him above. Lack of eye contact is considered a classic sign of autism and it was indeed one of the first signs picked up in Isaac from a very young age. 545 more words

Autism

How Can People with Vision Loss Play Games?

Having fun and playing games does not have to stop simply because someone is blind or visually impaired. Many adapted versions of popular games, such as scrabble and bingo, allow people with no sight to play alongside their family and friends. 375 more words

A century in, service still vital for Lions

Day by Day

A century in, service still vital for Lions

Feb 13, 2017

By LIZ THOMPSON
ThisWeekNews

This year marks 100 years of service for the Lions Club International, the world’s largest service organization. 677 more words

100 Years

Caught in a narrative? On the idea of getting sight as a congenitally blind individual.

Recently, I was asked a question that comes up occasionally: “If you were ever offered an opportunity to see, would you take it?”. In this case, the implication of the question, which was asked by a sighted person with little familiarity with blindness, was clearly: “Why wouldn’t you take it? 604 more words

Strange Humans