Attending the APH ConnectCenter Family Retreat

“I have never walked into a room full of strangers and instantly connected,” says Rob Harris. Rob attended the APH ConnectCenter Family Retreat recently held in Louisville, and he hasn’t stopped raving about the amazing connections he made or the amount of information he has absorbed since. Rob says that it wasn’t difficult to become … Continued

Optometrist and Co-founder of ‘Black Eyecare Perspective’ Shares

“I wore glasses from the age I was five, but I don’t think that made me want to be an optometrist,” says Dr. Adam Ramsey – Owner & Optometrist at Socialite Vision and Co-founder of Black Eyecare Perspective. “When I was young, I visited more than twenty eye doctors, and not one asked me if … Continued

Raising a Dog Guide: People Helping Puppies to Help People

Editor’s note: September is National Guide Dog Month! In honor, Melissa Schenkel introduces us to Zahra and the team that is preparing her for her future handler who is blind or low vision. Raising a Dog Guide: People Helping Puppies to Help People Meet Zahra. She is half Labrador retriever and half golden retriever. She … Continued

Transitions: Meet Daryl Walker: Three-Time Goalball Paralympian 

Editor’s note: Melissa Schenkel, Turnstone’s Chair of Marketing, interviewed Daryl Walker, three-time goalball Paralympian representing Team USA in order to introduce him to the APH FamilyConnect community. Daryl shares the impact of his team, personal challenges he has overcome, and words of advice for others who are blind or low vision.  _________________________    Meet Daryl Walker: … Continued