Visually-Impaired – 5 Tips for Reaching Out in an Online Support Group Reaching out to other members of a like-minded online group may bring comfort when sharing similar drives, fears and challenges–whether it’s a professional group that focuses on a mutual
FRIDAY FRIENDS Spotlight on Michael Benson Founder of Visual Experience Foundation Benson “burning a memory” as he places a stone on Schindler’s grave. Who is Michael Benson? I became acquainted with Michael Benson in one of my Sight Support groups. He is
Zooming in on the Positive When The News Isn’t What You Want to Hear Twenty-eight years ago I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), an incurable hereditary eye disease. This morning, when I entered the professional building , bits and pieces of
American Sponsor for Vision-Quest Bridging Continents in a Single Bound … Er, Book! 35-Day Author Blog Challenge – Day 28, Ultra / Ultimate Blog Challenge This photograph is one of my favorites of my colleague and friend, Maribel Steel. I
Will the Real Blind Person Look at Me? How Much Can You See? 35-Day Author Blog Challenge – Day 23, Ultra / Ultimate Blog Challenge October is Blindness Awareness Month. Look at the picture. Who would you guess the blind one is? You might
Kudos to My Critique Groups Online and Face-to-Face Serve My Needs 35-Day Blogging Challenge – Day 13 My high school English teacher mentored me in creative writing when I was a junior.That was my pre-cursor to critique groups. It wasn’t until
When I finally went back to lie down again, the image of someone else who used to get my attention in an unusual way came to mind–an unlikely character in the parade of people I met during my hospital stay in Dubai. I never thought this woman would impact my life at all, but she did! God taught me how similar women of different cultures are regardless of origin, language, position, education and background.