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The concert experience as a blind person

Hello everyone,
So today’s blog isn’t really anything specifically to do with visual impairment or blindness. Personally, I think that many sighted peple have the idea that just because we’re blind or visually impaired or have another disability we can’t have the same lifestyle or do every day activities as everyone else but truth be told, we can! 497 more words

New Apps help people with vision loss navigate surroundings and access social media

An article posted on CityLab’s website August 27, 2015 offers great information on a number of new technology products for people who are blind. 275 more words

Coping With Vision Loss

I'm not unsociable, I just sometimes find it difficult to socialise.

I’d best be honest

I’m not writing this for people to start playing violins. Nor am I writing this to make it seem as if the sighted discriminate the blind. 1,735 more words



Glaucoma, the second biggest cause of blindness in the world, damages the optic nerve and leads to loss of vision.Medical studies say decreased blood flow in the optic nerve and high eye pressure are the primary factors that cause glaucoma. 420 more words


Thursday Ramblings: I Got My Nickel Back!!!

Yesterday was National Dog Day. I was completely unaware of this fact and that’s why I didn’t write anything about Ginny. I was surprised to learn that it was National Dog Day because Ginny has me conditioned to think that every day is National Dog Day. 1,187 more words


I Saw Halley's Comet


on April 11, 1986

There was a time when all I wanted to do was go to outer space.

Halley’s comet was making a once-in-a-lifetime orbit around the Earth. 941 more words


Are There Alternative Transportation Options for Blind or Visually Impaired People?

Thanks to the ADA, people with disabilities have more options when it comes to public transportation. While buses and trains – especially those in larger cities – have become more accessible for blind and visually impaired individuals, certain circumstances might prevent us from using these for some or all of our trips. 748 more words