How do myths begin? Do they have a basis in reality? This article looks at various myths about people with visual impairments and presents facts dispelling these myths—from a counselor with teacher of the visually impaired training.
An overview of the best home automation systems and solutions for the disabled, as well as for the elderly.
Basic facts about deaf-blindness, ways people who are deaf-blind communicate, and famous people with deaf-blindness are in this article.
In this article, different types of canes and their various uses are explored for today and in earlier times.
This article examines life with this condition as well as what is meant by the term "low vision." I also give common causes of low vision.
Walking aids are mainly used by people with disabilities. These help patients live an independent life and can mobilize by themselves.
This article provides steps for helping people with vision loss and other disabilities perform laundry duties until independence is achieved.
Are you unsure about how to interact respectfully with people who have vision loss in business and social gatherings? Don't be nervous about getting something wrong; read these guidelines below from a person who is a counselor with teacher of the visually impaired training.
This article provides strategies for people with disabilities to perform shopping tasks. I've also included information about the Americans with Disabilities Act.
This article discusses Virginia’s sponsored residential program for people with intellectual disabilities, and why it may be the best alternative to a group home placement.
There are many types of rehabilitation counselors that help in various aspects of life—from addiction to career building. Learn about what these counselors do and what to expect when you visit one.
This article provides signs of vision loss, types of eye care specialists, and what to expect from an eye exam in a video.
What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.