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Feb 24, 2021

Successful Ways the Visually Impaired Can Job Search During A Pandemic

Successful blind and visually impaired job seekers are creative, flexible and patient. You must remain positive and driven in your job search because your hard work and efforts will pay off. Here are some helpful ways to successfully job search during a pandemic.

Feb 17, 2021

Ever wondered if the iPhone is accessible?

Today’s smartphones, like the iPhone or Android, offer many accessibility apps for the blind or features for people with vision loss. For this blog post, the focus will be on the iPhone because it’s the most popular choice among blind and visually impaired users.

Feb 10, 2021

How the visually impaired can stop playing the guessing game in the kitchen

How many times have you played the guessing game in your kitchen? Trying to figure out what’s in that can or box on your pantry shelf?

Feb 05, 2021

Benefits of Braille

Learning braille adds to your toolbox for navigating the world. Invented in 1824, by Louis Braille, this method allows you to take in information with your fingers.

Jan 27, 2021

Flying with your service animal

In recent years, it has grown close to impossible to go a week without hearing about individuals traveling by air with their emotional support animals (ESAs). These animals ranged from peacocks to hamsters and often disrupted fellow passengers on flights.

Jan 20, 2021

The rewards of creative giving

As we continue to look for how to help in Nebraska with those who have vision loss, we know that your generosity helps us succeed. That is why we appreciate your support.

Jan 13, 2021

The way I see it: Empish Thomas

We introduce this series to give our writers an opportunity to share their own experiences and stories with you. Each one will offer a different perspective of the phrase, “The way I see it.”

Jan 06, 2021

Refreshable braille displays: are you feeling me?

As an electro-mechanical device, a refreshable braille display offers users the opportunity to give input and receive output in this digital age via braille. Refreshable braille devices display the braille characters along a flat surface using raised dots.

Dec 30, 2020

Your support helps clients continue receiving services during a pandemic

When the coronavirus struck earlier this year, major adjustments were made quickly. People learned how to wear a facemask and wash hands or use sanitizer more frequently.

Dec 16, 2020

Negotiating sighted guide while social distancing

Using sighted guide techniques is paramount for those traveling with a vision impairment. While safely latching on to an elbow, stumbling, tripping and falling can be avoided.

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