News & Press

Sep 09, 2020

Benefits of joining a support group

Whether you are new to vision loss or were born with it, it can sometimes be helpful to have someone to talk to about the unique challenges you face.

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Sep 02, 2020 blind, low vision, vision impairment, vision loss

Is It Time To Get A Guide Dog?

Do you know someone who uses a guide dog or has had one in the past? Have you considered getting some vision impaired aids including a guide dog?

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Aug 26, 2020

How The Visually Impaired Prepare for a Telemedical Appointment

As the country continues to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, more doctors are moving toward telemedicine and remote appointments when possible. Those with a vision impairment are no exception and should know how to prepare for these virtual visits. 

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Aug 19, 2020

Meet Paulette Monthei

Meet Paulette Monthei, a program manager and "resident botanist"!

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Aug 12, 2020

Getting a Back to School Eye Exam

Making sure that your child’s eyes are healthy can best be determined during a comprehensive examination. An exam can detect refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.

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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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