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Eye Diseases and Disorders Series
Each article in this series concentrates on a particular complaint. Each article includes a brief overview of the condition, its symptoms, and treatments. As well, each article in this series includes a detailed list of links leading the reader to further sources of information, and when possible, listing for online support groups.
Adjusting Your Browser to Suit YOU
Did you know that you could change the default font size, font style, and background colors on your browser? If not, this article will help show you how to adjust your browser to suit your visual needs.
Bookshare.Org: An Online Library for the Print Disabled.
Bookshare.org is an innovative online community and book sharing program that, legally, provides access to thousands of scanned books, including copyrighted works, to individuals who have a documented 'print' disability.
Essential Education - Shakespeare
A look a The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare: a CD collection of all 38 plays by William Shakespeare, fully dramatized by past and present members of Royal Shakespeare Company.
A look at a new program that allows you to provide feedback to new writers.
Read How You Want: Books in Formats to Suit Every Visual Need
Read How You Want (RHYW) is a print-on-demand publisher that offers books in five different large print formats, as well as other accessible formats such as Braille and DAISY, which makes RHYW's books available to all members of the visually impaired community.
Service Dogs - Assistants to Those in Need
Dogs that assist the disabled are divided into three categories, guide dogs, hearing dogs, and service dogs. Service dogs are the newest entry into 'assistance' family of working dogs.
Talking to Your Doctor
Tips on talking to your doctor and becoming an integral member of your own health care team.
An innovative new method of publishing large print books so that they can be easily read by blind and visually impaired individuals.
Upcoming Changes in the Catholic Mass
Download a free, large print chart of the upcoming changes in new, third edition of the Roman Missal which will go into effect on November 27, 2011.
Visual Impairment and Blindness in Infants
For parents with a visually impaired, or blind infant, it is important to remember that no matter what degree of vision loss your child suffers, with adequate support and encouragement, your child can grow up to be and do almost anything they may want...
Vision Problems in Infants
When children are born, they can see, but they cannot see clearly. This can make it difficult to determine if your child was born with a vision-related problem. This article discusses some common vision problems in infants, and the importance pediatric eye exams.
Will the Real Author Please Stand Up?
Does your favorite author write under a pen name? How can you tell? This article explores the plight of book lovers who must ferret out the 'real' name of their favorite authors.
What are Your Medicines Saying to You?
Prescription medicines can be a life saver, but if they are taken incorrectly they can do more harm than good. The Talking Rx is a product that can help you take your medicines correctly by playing a message that tells you when, and how, a particular medication should be taken.
Glaucoma is an insidious disease that can rob you of your sight without any warning. This article discusses the various types of glaucoma, how it is possible to lose vision without being aware of it, and how glaucoma is treated.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that affects your central vision. It is a common cause of
vision loss among people over age of
60. This article from the National Eye Institute offers information about the disease, its symptoms, and how it is treated.
Retinopathy of Prematurity: Its Causes and Treatments
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a disease that afflicts primarily premature infants, although there have been reports of full-term babies developing ROP. ROP is the leading cause of blindness in children, in the U.S. This article discusses the causes and treatment of ROP.