These are some great resources that learned about through the college courses I have recently been taking.  Even though not all of the sites are specifically related to visual impairments, all of them are full of useful information that I think may be helpful…or at least interesting enough to check out. 🙂 All About Vision –How To Read Your Eyeglass Prescription– Browse this website for other eye/vision related articles. Project Ideal – Informing and Designing Education for All Learners Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness – Links in left sidebar on O&M and Braille TelAbility Handouts and Video-conference Presentations – Handouts are sorted by category inRead More →

I want to preface this post with a little bit of information about me and why I haven’t been writing as much lately.   A little over a year ago I started graduate school, pursuing a Masters of Science in Special Education degree and certification as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired.  Although very time consuming, my first 2 semesters went really well.  Then this past spring, during my 3rd semester, I became very sick and ended up having 2 surgeries and spending nearly 8 weeks in the hospital.   I will be having surgery again this fall, but I hope to be able toRead More →

Lyra finally has her glasses. The first time we put them on, they were off in less than 30 seconds. Every time we tried to put them back on her, she would shake her head “no” and scream. Now, 2 weeks later, she’s kept them on for up to 20 minutes at a time and she LETS us put them back on her. I’ve noticed they start to slide off her nose after a while, giving her the NERD look. I’m going to take them in to be adjusted to fit better. They also have to order new lenses, because these were supposed to beRead More →