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May is Healthy Vision Month

Protect Your Eye Health!

Submitted by Lighthouse Volunteer, Caryl Melancon

Most people would agree that losing their eyesight is one of the worse things that could happen to them. 510 more words

Info About Blindness

[INFOGRAPHIC] Best Mobile Apps for Sensory Impairments

Our friend Michael from Home Healthcare Adaptations has done it again! This time, he has created an infographic that explains what sensory impairment is, tells us the difference between vision and hearing impairment, and lists some really great apps for both types of impairment and explains how they work. 376 more words

Cognitive

'Harrowing stories' to come out of inquiry into disability abuse: Greens

Date:              10/04/2015

Author:         Brendan Foster 

Source:        WA News

Synopsis:

Victims of alleged abuse in care are expected to give “harrowing” evidence at an the inquiry into the abuse of disabled people in institutions and homes in Australia, set to start in Perth on Friday. 78 more words

Disability

Disability abuse victims ‘have nowhere to go’

Date:             10/04/2015

Reporter:    Rick Morton

Source:        The Australian

Synopsis:

A 13-year-old girl with an intellectual disability was raped on a school bus and segregated from her class by her principal after she reported the incident, a Senate inquiry into abuse of people with disability will hear today. 71 more words

Disability

You’ve Got to Laugh Sometimes: ABAPITA Moments

There’s a wonderful expression in the blindness community: ABAPITA. That stands for “Ain’t blindness a pain in the anatomy.” Dialogue Magazine has carried a column by this name since the mid 1960’s. 711 more words

Right Where I Want to Be.

Well, here I am, right where I want to be.  It’s taken me 49 years and in the big scheme of things, it’s probably not that awesome, but I’d like to think I can contribute to the happiness of people by sharing what makes me happy.   664 more words

Albinism

A Spring Chorus of Twitters and Tweets

Ahhh, I welcome the crisp spring air and bright morning sun on a March day. I wander the yard with my guide dog Sophie and we are both feeling the freshness in the breeze and have a renewed spring in our step. 475 more words

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