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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

Please Sign Petition. Tell Congress: Save the sight of millions of Americans who need it the most

Tell Congress: Save the sight of millions of Americans who need it the most

Make eye care a priority. Save the sight of millions of Americans. 552 more words

Human Rights

Walking through the open doors...an update on Grady.

My heart rate rose as I scanned the typed print and realized I had no idea what to put down for most of the answers. “Get this right or his future is at stake!” I thought to myself. 621 more words

LIFE

How big of a healthcare problem is vision impairment?

Refers to: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160217113308.htm

Short answer: Myopia is becoming a bigger issue but situation’s nowhere as alarmist as these headlines suggest.Too bad, Science Daily sensationally highlighted these projected numbers without critically examining how they were generated. 641 more words

Vision

Saskatoon Police Service looks past the misconceptions of the working blind

It’s a disappointing reality; CNIB statistics show those who are blind or partially-sighted trend towards unemployment in Canada.

Currently employment rates among those with vision loss are at 38 per cent, compared to 73 per cent for people without a disability. 379 more words

Canada

Sensing the woodlands with a psychic medium who has impaired vision

I am really looking forward to presenting my paper ‘Perception, the environment and the uncanny: Sensing the woodlands with a psychic medium who has impaired vision’ on the ‘Uncanny Landscapes’ panel that I am coordinating with Professor Jon Mitchell at the  ‘ 595 more words

Anthropology

Albinism and its related syndromes

After seeing a post on Facebook the other day I was reminded that I wanted to write a little bit about the other syndromes associated with Albinism in a bid to spread awareness to parents of kids with albinism. 790 more words

Albinism