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A COVID-19 statistics tracker that is accessible for the blind and visually impaired is available online at this link. The website features data that is only displayed in a text format, vs. graphs, websites…
Caption: The eSight 3 glasses use advanced technology to improve vision. A company that makes a high-tech medical device to help the visually impaired see is working with blind and low-vision veterans…
Caption: As well as displaying "bounding boxes" around detected faces or objects, future iPhones could then speak aloud a description of the shot. "Apple's iOS may get enhanced accessibility features…
Caption: USA’s David Brown with his guide in 2017 World ParaAthletics Championships. (Reuters) - David Brown, the world’s fastest totally blind sprinter, has been accompanied every step of the way by…
Researchers report that glial cells (or support cells), and vasculature cells tasked with providing blood to the retina as well as cone cells contribute to degeneration of the macula, in the central part…
Dancing with the Stars of Burlington was a huge success! Congratulations to Team 5; Rose Bedard &  Steve Gagner, for being crowned Burlington Dance Stars 2019. Congratulations to Team 3; Nicola Boutin…
Would You Need Help in a Disaster? Emergencies can take many forms. Ice storms, floods, fires, major traffic accidents, and similar events can cause power outages, isolate individuals, or prompt the need…
My College Journey When I first stepped onto campus as a freshman as the first and only blind student, I was terrified. I was extremely homesick. My parents were even hesitant to leave me on that first…
How To Make College an Optimal Experience for a Blind Student   Get oriented to the campus and your classes with an orientation and mobility specialist in advance of your first day of classes.  Get…
Rustling crisp packets, shuffling feet and the general buzz of conversation made lectures a trial for Gemma Long during her first degree.
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