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Jul 08, 2020

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.

Jul 01, 2020

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?

Jun 24, 2020

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.

Jun 17, 2020

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.

Jun 10, 2020

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.

Jun 03, 2020

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.

May 27, 2020

Managing challenges of working from home with a visual impairment

There is an old adage that says happiness starts at home. This is now more complicated because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people, including those with a vision impairment, are sheltering in place and working from home. 

May 20, 2020

The way I see it: Kristen Steele

Blind since birth, Kristen has never let her visual impairment stop her from accomplishing her dreams.

May 13, 2020

Adaptive sports to keep you active during spring and summer months

Since we are in the midst of a pandemic, Outlook encourages people with visual impairments to consider these activities for the blind once it is safe and possible to participate.

May 06, 2020

The Vision of a Nurse

Heather’s powerful story reminds us that, even when circumstances change, the fabric of your identity remains the same, especially during challenging times like this pandemic we face.

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