Did you know February is Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month? As many of you know, I am diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa, and I am often asked about my eye condition and how it impacts me in my daily life, so I thought I’d share with you a quick run down of some facts about my visual impairment as well as give you a peak into my RP journey.
Should You Disclose Your Vision Impairment During a Job Search?
It's time to examine the age-old question, should you disclose your vision impairment during the job search process? Read on for considerations for this important topic.
Getting Ready for College – Blindy Style
Starting college in the fall? Check out these great tips to make your first year a successful one.
So Why do You Have an iPhone Anyway?
Oftentimes I am asked how exactly I use my awesome cell phone and how I am able to so easily access technology. For those of you who are blind, you are likely very familiar with the ever so popular Apple iPhone and its Voice Over screen reading program. For today’s blog post I’d like to …
Not Perfect But Still Beautiful
Today I took my toddler to the ophthalmologist which is an annual dreaded appointment. I am diagnosed with Retinitis pigmentosa which is said to be a genetic eye condition. For those of you with genetic eye conditions and children, I am sure I do not have to tell you how difficult it is to wonder …
So What Can You See Anyway?
For my first blog post ever, I decided to discuss this ever so inquisitive yet difficult to really answer question – So what can you see anyway? In my field of employment, I am not only asked this several times a month, but I commonly hear “I didn’t know you were blind!”. I never really …