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Visual Impairment

What Medicine Can Learn From Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities – NPR

Bonnielin Swenor, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, has myopic macular degeneration. It…

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Lost and Hound: Video Games for the Vision Impaired – Science Times

It is challenging to…

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Four things students with vision impairment want you (their teachers and friends) to know – MENAFN.COM

Schools are set up for students who can see. But around3,000 school-aged childrenin Australia have a vision…

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K-Start Challenge opened the doors for us to help more visually-impaired people through our hand-held assistive mobility device, say TorchIt founders – YourStory

An estimated 285 million people across the globe are visually impaired. Life isn’t easy for them and…

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Lost and Hound: Video games for the vision impaired – Phys.Org

How do you play a game when you can’t see the world around you? A WA game…

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‘We are fighting for funding’ – 15 examples from social workers of the impact of care cuts on people’s lives – Community care

Findings from a Community Care survey, published today, suggest that people who need social care to see…

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How Lancashire charity pioneer Peter Taylor revolutionised services for those with sight loss – Lancashire Evening Post

A local sight loss charity has bid a fond farewell to its longest serving staff member. Former Chief…

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NHS worker was unfairly dismissed after vision problems led to admin errors – People Management Magazine

An NHS administrator has been awarded £15,039 after her employer unfairly dismissed her for repeated administrative errors…

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11 innovations that increase digital inclusion for people with disabilities – Daily Mail

As many as one billion people—15 per cent of the world’s population—have some form of disability, with…

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I applied for 1,000 jobs but all employers saw is that I’m blind – Metro

Graduating with a first-class honours degree would be a proud day for anyone. But for me, it…

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WATCHING NOW Indigenous artist continues to paint after losing his sight – CityNews Calgary

An Indigenous artist isn’t letting his visual impairment hamper his artistic visions. Once rendered blind during an…

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Lego introduces Lego Braille Bricks to help visually impaired children learn the language – Corporate Dispatch

This week, the Lego Foundation, which is funded by the Lego Group, the Danish toy company that…

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Living With Sight Loss In Your 20s: ‘It’s Not The Only Thing That Defines Us’ – HuffPost UK

Your early 20s are some of the most transformative years of your life: you might be living…

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How the brain adapts to hear better after vision loss – Medical News Today

Both scientific studies and anecdotal evidence have suggested that people who experience vision loss often develop a…

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Lego’s Braille Bricks Could Be A Game-Changer For Visually Impaired Kids – HuffPost UK

People who don’t need Braille don’t tend to know a huge amount about how it works. Its…

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Visually impaired man rescued from oncoming train – BBC News

Passengers save a man with a visual impairment after he fell off a subway platform and on…

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Huawei launches Track AI to help detect early signs of visual impairment in children – Telecompaper

Huawei said it’s working with IIS Aragon and Dive Medical to co-create Track AI, an AI-powered assessment…

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Doctors in Australia Have Found a Strange Genetic Syndrome That’s Sending a Family Blind – ScienceAlert

Doctors in Australia have discovered an ultra-rare condition that is gradually blinding a handful of families around…

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Disabled access improvements at 73 railway stations – BBC News

Access is to be improved at 73 rail stations in Britain as part of a £300m investment,…

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Town centre issues highlighted in RNIB visit to Barnstaple – North Devon Gazette

Issues on how visually impaired and disabled people are able to navigate Barnstaple Town Centre have been…

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