Tag: partially sighted

Congratulations to Tresca Pennington, Pebble Drawing Winner for June 2010!

Posted on: Jul 13, 2010

Enhanced Vision, the leading developer of low vision devices, is having a monthly drawing on their website for a chance to win PEBBLE! Pebble’s small lightweight design makes it the perfect companion whether you’re travelling or at home. Easily read labels, prescriptions, price tags, menus, bus schedules and so much more with this ultra-portable video […]

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Video: Visually Impaired Skier Living Olympic Dream

Posted on: Feb 17, 2010

Canadian cross-country skier Brian Mckeever is the first winter sports athlete to compete in the Olympics and Paralympics. mckeever, who is visually impaired, believes in the power of big dreams.

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Implanted Tooth Helps Blind US Woman Recover Sight

Posted on: Oct 14, 2009

MIAMI (AFP) – A 60-year-old US grandmother, blind for nearly a decade, has recovered her sight after surgeons implanted a tooth in her eye as a base to hold a tiny plastic lens, her doctors said Wednesday.

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Rolling Stone’s Partially Sighted Art Teacher has Memorial Exhibition

Posted on: Sep 25, 2009

(One of Joan Huntley’s stunning pieces of work ) A PARTIALLY sighted artist who taught art and design to Rolling Stone Keith Richard, will have a posthumous exhibition of her art on display in Bexley. The Joan Huntley memorial exhibition, with many of the works for sale, goes on show in the Austen Gallery at […]

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Dr. Rosenthal Explains the Warning Signs of Kids with Vision Problems and the Solutions

Posted on: Sep 24, 2009

A surprising number of kids fail their eye exams and that could be a sign of serious problems. Dr. Bruce Rosenthal explains the warning signs and also suggest solutions for your children. He also promotes Enhanced Vision’s Amigo as a great solution for your children’s low vision and how the device can help in the […]

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Enhanced Orientation for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Posted on: Sep 08, 2009

For people who are blind or visually impaired, orientation in unknown environments is a special challenge. A navigation system, however, can help to support orientation skills. Researchers at the University of Stuttgart are drawing information together for blind and visually impaired students that can be accessed with a precise mobile navigation device.

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Walkway Improvements Aid Visually Impaired

Posted on: Sep 01, 2009

Raised domes alert blind people they’ve reached end of sidewalk Pedestrian walkways in the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area are becoming more accessible for people with visual impairments. Pedestrian walkways in the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area are becoming more accessible for people with visual impairments.

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Video: Visually Impaired May Soon Drive One Day – CBSNewsOnline

Posted on: Aug 26, 2009

New technology speaks to drivers with cues for driving, making it possible for the visually impaired to get behind the wheel of a car one day, reports Daniel Sieberg.

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Visually Impaired Golfers Inspire Others

Posted on: Aug 26, 2009

Irv Fine may have lost one of his senses, but it wasn’t his sense of humor. Fine, who is blind, and a group of friends who are visually impaired play a round of golf at the Mill Creek MetroParks Par 3 Golf Course every week. “I’ve been golfing for 10 years now, and I’ve gotten […]

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