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The author of this blog post writes a refreshingly positive piece about the favorable things she's experienced since becoming blind. https://myblurredworld13.wordpress.com/2016/03/23/the-best-things-about-being-visually-impaired

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A young woman, age 14, talks about what she went through emotionally and how her life changed as her mother became blind. http://www.girlgoneblind.com/my-mom-went-blind-and-my-life-began-to-unwind

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This blog piece discusses a mother’s challenges with assisting her blind daughter and her disinterest in using her white cane. Sensory processing issues, complex needs, occupational therapy, and a ‘sensory diet’ are all topics for discussion, review, and help for the reader to realize her own journey to understanding her...

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When Kristin Smedley learned that her first child was born with a gene mutation that causes blindness, she believed the life she dreamt for her son was over. Smedley shares her very personal story of how she learned to see the world differently through the eyes of her children and...

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Angelo Quattrociocchi invented a system that can print paintings and photographs on wood, high-density polyurethane foam, and other materials. People can touch the artwork and feel its shapes and textures—not necessarily textures that were in the original artwork but ones that now provide a tactile way of “seeing” the art....

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Hear the visual world through synaesthesia, in this case: 'seeing sounds as colors.' The Synaestheatre is a device that converts 3D spatial and colour information into sound. The sounds are chosen based on a combination of natural hearing cues, intuitive associations between the senses and synaesthesia. This has resulted in...

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Author Sharilynn Battaglia writes about what it was like to have to accept the fact that she is affected enough by her disease to have to apply for disability benefits because she can no longer work. She was granted disability in October of 2015. Here are some things she learned...

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Children with Special Needs was proud to host Brennan Srisirikul as a keynote speaker during our Visions of Community Conference 2017. His inspirational talk touches on inclusion, equality and not being a spectator in your own life.

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Living Well with a Disability is a ten-week peer-facilitated health promotion workshop, provided by the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities at the University of Montana, for people with disabilities. Participants in the program learn the life skills they need to set and achieve quality-of-life goals and...

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These websites are just some among the many that specialize in cooking products for people with disabilities. Over twenty-five links for one-handed cooks, general disabilities, and blind or low vision cooks. https://disabilityfeast.wordpress.com/2015/07/07/accessible-kitchen-tools-and-devices

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