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Feb 26, 2020 age related macular degeneration, vision loss

February is Age Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is AMD Awareness Month, which allows the opportunity for the public to learn more about this disease

Feb 19, 2020 libraries, resources

Bookshare and NLS are libraries to love

National Library Lovers Month in February focuses on reading and the institutions that provide books and other materials.

Feb 12, 2020 blind, dining, valentine's day, visually impaired

Dining out tips for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here and love is in the air. You can express love through a romantic dining experience at a nice restaurant with the special person in your life.

Feb 05, 2020 eye exams, low vision

Schedule your eye exam during Low Vision Awareness Month

The vision community observes Low Vision Awareness Month in February, and we want to take this opportunity to remind everyone about the importance of routine eye exams from a licensed ophthalmologist or optometrist.

Jan 29, 2020 low vision, resourcs for the blind, vision impairment, visual impairment

Stay active this winter with these adaptive sports

Outlook’s Enrichment Recreational Programs are put together with the understanding that participating in physical activities for the blind or sports requires only a simple adaptation of equipment or instruction.

Jan 22, 2020 personal story, the way i see it

The way I see it: Ann Harrison-Barnes

Blind since birth, Ann never lets her vision impairment stop her from accomplishing her goals.

Jan 15, 2020 mentoring

Mentoring: what is it and what are the benefits?

Mentoring relationships are celebrated in January, which is National Mentoring Month.

Jan 08, 2020 glaucoma

Glaucoma National Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. 

Jan 02, 2020 braille

Braille is still relevant even in the year 2020

Braille was created for reading and writing, and revolutionized the lives of the blind through literacy, education, employment and independence.

Dec 18, 2019 holiday decorating, holiday season, how i see it

The way I see it holiday edition: Bridgit Kuenning-Pollpeter

Even after vision loss, Bridgit enjoys the holidays and making memories with her family. She has no intention of letting her blindness define her life.

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