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Blind Leading the Blind in Personal Training Business by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:02pm There is so much talk of entrepreneurs in personal training lately, that you can't help but want to find out more. The sheer idea of running your own business doing what you love is extremely attractive and has the potential to be very lucrative. Or is it? It depends. From time to time, I venture onto craigslist.org to find some cli ... Read on »
How the Brain of a Blind Person Rewires Itself by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 25 Mar 2011 11:45am Do blind people really have a sharpened sense of hearing? What is the explanation? This article reports the work of German researchers who looked at blind people’s brains to try to answer these questions. They found out that indeed, blind people can understand speech even if sped up beyond the maximum rate that sighted people can understand. ... Read on »
Blind to the Person with the Illness by Valash Posted Fri 06 Jan 2012 12:00am Recovering from schizophrenia is an ongoing learning experience- what I learn about myself, peers, and research. Whenever I share my personal experience I try to use appropriate terminology to not offend, misrepresent, or make it sound too traumatic and without hope- Yes, schizophrenia can be a debilitating illness, however, it can also be very ... Read on »
Nguyen Phuoc Thien is the first Vietnamese blind person to graduate from college. by EyeDrD Posted Mon 08 Oct 2012 7:30am Commentary: I just want to share life stories of visually-impaired persons who has succeeded to have a meaningful life. I just want to share my admiration for those people and hope people should embrace life fully as whatever may present … Continue reading → From: Eye Dr DeLengocky Read on »
Blind Planet aims to be one-stop blindness resource by Ron Graham Patient Expert Posted Wed 12 Nov 2008 7:13pm If you’re interested in news, products, and information specific to blindness, you might want to bookmark the Blind Planet Web site, which bills itself as, “The best blind community on the net,.” “Our mission is to provide the world with a one-stop resource for blindness-related information, podcasts, tutorials, mailing lists, web site ... Read on »
The Blind Date that Shouldn’t Be a Blind Date by Sara M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:26pm 1 Comment Have you ever bailed on a date because you couldn’t remember what the guy looked like? Chances are you have. I think I’ve done that at least six times. Here’s the scenario… You meet a guy in a bar when your beer goggles are in full effect. On top of the blurred vision, there is a lot going on to distract you like your best friend making out ... Read on »
The Jewish Guild for the Blind’s new Autism and Blindness Tele-Support Group by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 12:23pm The Jewish Guild for the blind would like to share with you a free resource for families of children who are autistic and vision impaired.  In the United States, 1.8 million children under the age of 18 are blind or seriously visually impaired.  The Jewish Guild for the Blind’s new Autism and Blindness Tele-Support Group provides free weekly ... Read on »
Cleaning Blinds? Get learned to this ultrasonic way of cleaning blinds by traval Posted Thu 02 May 2013 7:50am Fighting everyday to get rid of dust from your blinds could really a tiring job? Well, you need to relax and do some change on your cleaning styles. We know that household cleaning is part of our daily chores and it to the fact that it is our regular work.Cleaning blindis badly needed to do for us to maintain the cleanliness of blinds. The fact t ... Read on »
The Blind Leading the Blind by Kathy S. Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 10:45am While reading, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver I came across many very interesting concepts about the food we eat; and why we eat it.  I have had such a good experience reading this book and I feel that anyone who eats should read it. Towards the end of the book, page 339 to be exact, has a quick side note about ... Read on »
Hawk Relay Petitions for Services for the Deaf-Blind by Coco Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm Hawk Relay Proposes New Deaf-Blind Relay Service Hawk Relay has a petition before the FCC requesting they allow reimbursement of relay services geared towards deaf-blind people. Deaf-blind people are left out of access to telecommunications–even with the presence of Telecommunications Relay Services and Video Relay Services. This new ser ... Read on »