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Aug 05, 2020

Tips For a Strong Job Interview

Finding employment in Nebraska can be a stressful process for anyone. Once you move past the initial application stage, you might be invited for an interview. If you’re blind or visually impaired, you could have several valid questions about this next step–and rightly so.

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Jul 29, 2020

4 Tips For Helping Your Visually Impaired Children With Their Homework During The Coming School Year

The 2020-2021 school year is upon us. In these uncertain times, sighted parents of blind and visually impaired children are looking for ways to assist their children with homework or school work if they are required to be homeschooled due to COVID-19.

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Jul 24, 2020

The ADA and blindness

July 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The disabled struggled with full inclusion in mainstream society for many years. The ADA’s passage helped remedy this problem. 

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Jul 15, 2020 disney world, the way i see it

The way I see it: Moe Yousef

Moe wanted to give his daughters a wonderful Disney World experience but was nervous his sight loss would interfere.

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Jul 08, 2020 assistive tech, website accessibility

What to do when you find an unusable website

You just remembered to order a dear friend’s birthday gift for the surprise party a group of you planned for the following weekend.

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Jul 01, 2020 fourth of july, guide dog, how to protect your dog on the 4th of july

Tips to keep your guide dog safe on July 4

How does your guide dog respond to fireworks? Do they exhibit signs of fear and anxiety?

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Jun 24, 2020 blind, language, vision impairment

What book are you fingering? The language we feel obligated to use with blind people

In this blog, Bridgit addresses conversations that happen between blind and sighted people.

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Jun 17, 2020 audio description, audio description services, streaming services, technology for the blind

What to Binge Tonight: How to Consume Visual Content Nonvisually

How do you comprehend what is happening in a show when you can’t see it? Many blind people consume visual content using audio description.

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Jun 10, 2020 gardening, the way i see it, vision loss

The way I see it: Atty Svendsen

Atty was determined to keep doing what she loved – gardening – even as her vision decreased. She realized she could have the same great experience in a different way.

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Jun 03, 2020 activities for the blind, habits to improve mental health, mental health, self-care

Five tips for maintaining your mental well-being while social distancing

People around the world began practicing social distancing and taking other precautions in March to keep themselves and their families safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. As these precautions continue, it is important to maintain your mental well-being during these uncertain times.

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