Audio Information Network The Audio Information Network of Colorado (AINC) is an Ensight partner serving people with low vision, blindness, or print disabilities. AINS provides a large number of podcasts on a variety of subjects through their app or website. You can access various Colorado newspapers, or podcasts on health, entertainment, employment opportunities, sale and… Continue reading Podcasts for People with Vision Impairments
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Research shows Low Vision and Balance Issues are Directly Related
You may be aware that vision loss contributes to falls because it makes it more difficult to see what is in your path, but did you know it can affect balance in general? Science just began to unlock this mystery in recent years: Read on to learn more. UC Davis Health System researchers released information… Continue reading Research shows Low Vision and Balance Issues are Directly Related
Need sighted help? Get it on demand with these apps!
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Have you ever been out and about on your own only to find you need to read a sign or a note, or locate an object? If you carry a smartphone, you can get immediate help without waiting for someone to walk by. There are three mobile apps that connect you with live sighted… Continue reading Need sighted help? Get it on demand with these apps!
November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month!
Diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness and vision loss. Because of the high risk for this eye disease, all people with diabetes aged 30 and older should receive an annual dilated eye exam. For people with diabetes younger than 30, an annual dilated exam is recommended after they have had diabetes for… Continue reading November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month!
10 Summer Safety Tips on How to Protect Your Vision
For more than a century, New Yorkers have trusted Lighthouse International, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to fighting vision loss. Our services help people prevent—and overcome the challenges of vision impairment. Here are some important summer safety tips to protect your vision: Always protect your eyes from the sun’s invisible harmful rays. Prolonged exposure to… Continue reading 10 Summer Safety Tips on How to Protect Your Vision
How to Talk to Your Doctor About Vision Loss
It’s not always easy to talk to your doctor. Here are some helpful hints.