Equipping Your Teen Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired for College

Leer este artículo en español As a first-generation college graduate, I know from experience that there is room for blind students in every college classroom. However, as a first-generation student, I also know that blind students must be prepared for college in order to succeed. You see, there is a substantial difference between college and … Continued

The Green Button: A Lesson in Hospital Advocacy Learned from My Sister Who Is Blind, Mayra’s Story

Leer este artículo en español In one week, Mayra was admitted to the intensive care unit twice. During her first stay, she made use of an intravenous line and a portable heart monitor, a visible and audible reminder of the seriousness of her medical diagnosis. The second time she was sent to ICU two additional … Continued

First-Generation College Graduate Who Is Blind Encourages Parents of Visually Impaired Children

Leer este artículo en español Hello, my name is Ana. I have been blind since birth. The name of the genetic condition that I have is Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA). I have the privilege of being the first blind person in my family. I also have the privilege and the honor of being the first … Continued