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Vision Loss: New Web Site

[20/04/2007] To help families, caregivers and people directly affected by vision loss, the American Foundation for the Blind, New York, launched a new, totally accessible, multimedia web site.Vision Loss: New Web Site - Read more

Blind Teens Explore Careers in Fragrance

[04/08/2006] Alexandria Parrish, Thane Sanzo, Nikki Singh and Jennifer Suchan spent four days learning about the scents and aromatic plants of Provence. Blind Teens Explore Careers in Fragrance - Read more

Theatre

We present theatre projects by actors with a disability and special productions accessible for handicapped people. Theatre - Read more

African AIDS Project Targets People with Vision Loss

[10/02/2006] Blindness International and Canadian International Development Agency have launched a program in Africa aimed at improving access to HIV/AIDS programs for people with vision loss. African AIDS Project Targets People with Vision Loss - Read more

Inspiration for Teachers of Visually Impaired Children

[09/01/2006] By reviving the legacy of Anne Sullivan Macy through a new online museum, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is helping educators find creative ways to teach children about vision loss and the amazing woman who pioneered education for the blind. Inspiration for Teachers of Visually Impaired Children - Read more

Harry Potter Leads Way for Blind Fans

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[18/07/2005] ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' by JK Rowling will be the first ever novel in the UK to be published simultaneously in braille, large-print and standard print.Harry Potter Leads Way for Blind Fans - Read more

Competition: Blind Gardener of the Year

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[15/04/2005] On April 13, a new competition was launched to find the UK's blind or partially sighted gardeners of the year. BBC TV's Monty Don will be one of a panel of judges. Competition: Blind Gardener of the Year - Read more

Advances in Pocket-Sized Computer Technology for Blind

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[18/11/2004] At Techshare, a conference being held by the RNIB, advances in technology for blind and partially sighted people are being presented. Advances in Pocket-Sized Computer Technology for Blind - Read more

Public Need Warning on Smoking and Blindness Link

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[16/03/2004] The AMD Alliance is calling for a public health campaign to warn of the dangers of smoking to sight. Researchers warned that smokers are up to four times as likely to become blind in later life from age- related macular degeneration (AMD) than non-smokers, but many remain largely unaware of this risk.Public Need Warning on Smoking and Blindness Link - Read more

Public Need Warning on Smoking and Blindness Link

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[12/03/2004] The AMD Alliance is calling for a public health campaign to warn of the dangers of smoking to sight. Researchers warned that smokers are up to four times as likely to become blind in later life from age- related macular degeneration (AMD) than non-smokers, but many remain largely unaware of this risk.Public Need Warning on Smoking and Blindness Link - Read more

 
 

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