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  • blind owl with a starry night eyes
    Rescued Blind owl has a Starry night in his eyes
    Van Gogh painted a starry night and this owl seems to have a mirror image of those stars in his eyes. Sadly this beautiful owl's physical feature is not a good one. The Beautiful reflections in his eyes are due to being blind.Someone in...
  • The Perkins School's multisensory model, which offers audio, tactile and visual cues for inclusive interaction.
    3-D talking map created to help people with vision loss navigate
    Developers at the University at Buffalo’s Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center) in partnership with Touch Graphics Inc. have created a 3-D map that can vocalize directions and provided building information when...
  • NFB
    National Federation of the Blind hosts 8th annual NFB Blind Community Picnic
    Join the members of the National Federation of the Blind's Greater Jacksonville chapter on Oct. 11 for a community picnic.Guests at the picnic will enjoy food, trivia, Bingo, music, and kids' activities. This free event is open to blind or...
  • The Way He Looks
    Review: The Way He Looks/Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (feature film)
    If you were enchanted by the short [[I Don't Want to Go Back Alone (Eu Não Quero Voltar Sozinho)]] a few years ago, you are going to love the feature film. With over three million views on YouTube, filmmakers took the hint and gave crowds what...
  • Cornhole Tournament
    Cornhole Tourney to raise funds for Guide Dogs of America
    A "Battle of the Boards" cornhole tournament September 6 will benefit Guide Dogs of America, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing guide dogs, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women from the United States...
  • NRA Misfires With ‘Firearms And The Blind’ Video
    NRA Misfires With ‘Firearms And The Blind’ Video
    In marketing, a desperate ad campaign used by a dying business is called “jump the shark.” A better (and more fitting) term for NRA’s latest trick, though, might be “shoot yourself in the foot.”And even though the...
  • Blind dog sees family again after eye surgery: Diabetic dog’s reaction on video
    Blind dog sees family again after eye surgery: Diabetic dog’s reaction on video
    A blind dog sees his family again, and the video of the formerly blind dog’s reunion with the family after his eye surgery is touching the hearts of many. Diabetes in dogs is a merciless disease because unlike for people, it is much harder...
  • Type 1 diabetes leaves Mary Tyler Moore nearly blind at 77
    Type 1 diabetes leaves Mary Tyler Moore nearly blind at 77
    At age 77, actress Mary Tyler Moore is still one of America's most endearing — and enduring —celebrities. Sadly, according to a report in Closer Weekly, she is now almost blind.Moore was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was...
  • Ben Pierce blind
    Ben Pierce blind: Soon to be blind 9-year-old gives us his bucket list of sights
    Ben Pierce is going blind. The Texas 9-year-old boy is gradually losing his sight, but wants to create lasting memories in his mind’s eye as it were – of wonderful places and beautiful sights that he can hold onto when his sick eyes...
  • The new summer program will be June 9 - June 27, 2014 at the Greenwood Lab School at MSU
    Blind/Visually Impaired Summer Program deadline is March 31, 2014
    A new program for students who are blind or visually impaired entering the 7th to 10th grade will be June 9-27, 2014. The applications for this program must be received by March 31, 2014. Areas taught include Orientation &Mobility, Activities...
  • Jesus healing blind Bartimaeus
    Day 17 Lenten Scripture and Meditation: Mark 10:17-27
    Scripture Reading: Mark 10:46-52If you don't know for sure what you want God to do for you, perhaps you can get some inspiration from this passage about blind Bartimaeus.As Jesus and His disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the...
  • Bonnie Ritchie
    Woman who stole guide dog appears in court
    The woman accused of stealing a guide dog was in court Thursday, Feb. 27.Bonnie Ritchie was formally charged with a single count of felony theft.Reports state that Ritchie stole Sheryl Williams Rottweiller, Diamond, from the backyard of her North...
  • Sheryl & Diamond
    Family who bought guide dog learns tough lesson about Craigslist
    After being reported stolen by her blind owner, Diamond was turned into police."We saw her on Craigslist and contacted the so-called owner of the dog," said Thomas O'Shea. His family purchased Diamond the service dog.The O'Shea...
  • Diamond & her owner
    Diamond, stolen guide dog, found
    Diamond has been found. After she was stolen, she was sold on Craigslist for $50.Her blind owner had let her out for a bathroom break earlier in the week. When she went back out to retrieve her, 10 minutes later, Diamond was gone. Her owner...
  • "Growing Up Fisher"
    'Growing Up Fisher' puts life as a blind person in the spotlight
    A new mid-season sitcom featuring a man, who happens to be blind, and his family made its debut Sunday night on NBC.A sneak peek of Growing Up Fisher aired at 10:30 p.m. EST Sunday night after the closing ceremonies of the Olympics. The sitcom...