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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

Albinism awareness one red carpet at a time.

I feel like I haven’t written anything in a while although it probably hasn’t been that long and lets face it this blog wasn’t intended to be a summary of my daily life. 260 more words

Albinism

Blindsided - My life through one eye

Greetings readers, thanks for stopping by my blog!
Today I want to share with you a personal story I like to call ‘Blindsided’

My Name is Michelle, I am 27 years of age and I am a Marketing Manager & Graphic Designer in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry and have been for 8.5 years.
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Blind

Glasses, Glasses, Glasses

I started writing a post about glasses a while ago and then abandoned it in my drafts section most likely because I found something else to write about. 466 more words

Albinism