Designing Vision-Friendly Living Environments

It is important to pay attention to safety at home, especially for people with vision loss. Aging and vision impairment increase the risk of falls and approximately one third of

Overcoming Anything in Life: Meet Daria Zawadzki, facilitator of Tele-Support Groups for Blind and Visually Impaired Teens

Listen to Audio Interview Read Full Transcript Blind Abilities Teen correspondent Simon Bonenfant sat down with Daria Zawadzki during his recent visit to New York City. Daria works for the

Protect Your Eyes This Summer

Wearing Sunglasses with UV Protection Helps to Prevent Serious Eye Damage It’s common knowledge that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can cause skin damage. But many people may

Traveling With Vision Loss

By Carol Moog With summer almost here, many people are getting out and about locally or planning vacations. Whether traveling near home or overseas, there are guidelines people with vision

#EyeOnHealth: ADA: Making Art Accessible

Dr. Linda Gerra, Lighthouse Guild’s Director of Children’s Vision Programs, is an expert in blindness and visual impairment, specifically in the education of children and young adults.

Restore and Maintain Independence With Rehab

Physical therapy focuses on restoring a function by improving movement, balance, pain management and gaining strength after an injury or illness.

Traveling With Low Vision

Tips for navigating travel by air, bus or rail when you can’t see well.

Reflections of Braille: How This Revolutionary Dot System Continues to Evolve with the Technology of Electronic Braille

Many people still don’t realize just how technology has transformed Braille. Older machines could cost up to $5000 and were heavy and difficult to carry around. Today there are new machines continuously dropping in price that can fit in a purse!

Reflections of Braille: How This Revolutionary Dot System Continues to Evolve with the Technology of Electronic Braille

A critical event occurred on September 25, 2018, when the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act, which has the global potential to change the reading lives of people who are blind or have vision loss.

Help for Veterans Who Have Vision Loss

There are approximately 130,000 veterans in the United States who are legally blind and over a million veterans who have low vision which decreases their ability to perform necessary daily activities.