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Young Adults Through Seniors
Answering the Who, What, When, Where and Whys of HR 620-the ADA and Education Reform Act of 2017
Learn more about badges and certification and learn how to earn them!
The Department of Justice withdrew the proposed regulations; how does this impact website accessibility?
5 news apps that are free and accessible for screen readers, magnifiers, and large print. Great for low vision users with print disabilities.
Read Magazines for free with your participating library with RBDigital app and Zinio for Libraries.
How to talk to politicians and elected officials at events.
My experiences voting with a vision impairment in the 2016 and 2017 elections.
The author discusses how connections with teachers and friends have impacted his life as an adult who is blind.
A customer service representative who is blind reflects on his first week working at a new job as a senior customer service representative.
Learning how to use free or unstructured time during a break is an important skill for transition and work readiness.
There are 2 sessions included in this training module on transition planning for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
The parent of a young adult who is deafblind shares her experience of setting up a project to recycle cans in the community.
A college student who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome discusses his experience with his first phone interview.
A worker who is blind discusses his experience of being promoted in his job, including the obstacles and successes.
A college student with deafblindness shares his thoughts on preparing to meet employers.
It can be challenging to find social or recreational services for individuals with visual impairments, including those who have multiple disabilities or deafblindness.
These tips for working with clients with low vision will help to optimize visual efficiency and independence.
Tips for working with students and clients who are blind, visually impaired with multiple disabilities
A college student who is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome discusses how he chose his living arrangements and describes what he plans to take to college.
A look at brain-based or neurlogical visual impairment, such as CVI, autism and traumatic brain injury.
Discussion of how to make a decision about career advancement if you're blind and which factors to consider
Tips for people with visual impairments to put others at ease in the workplace regarding blindness and low vision
Tips for individuals who is blind or visually impaired to keep up with changing technology in the workplace
Tips to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired to succeed in a job interview.
This post describes the importance of orientation and mobility skills for youth who are blind in the transition to adult life
Tips for youth who are blind or visually impaired to address their disability with a potential employer
A look at the importance of community involvement for people who are blind or visually impaired
A college student who is deafblind because of Usher Syndrome discusses his experience as a guide dog user
This post explores the question of when a job candidate who is blind or visually impaired should disclose this information to a potential employer
Tips on working with a colleague who is blind
KanLovKids webcast presents a basic overview of low vision devices: hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters.
Resources on low vision, including low vision assessment, assistive aids, etc.
Reading and writing are vital skills for independence, and vision
loss calls for new techniques and adaptations. This section has information and tips for maintaining one’s ability to read and...
Housing needs change as one ages, and this is particularly true when vision loss is part of the experience. These sites offer information about housing that is affordable and accessible, advice...
Adults who become blind or visually impaired often experience loss of mobility, earning power, and self-determination. Rehabilitation teachers offer training and assistance, helping adults with...
Vacation and travel tips for individuals who are blind or visually impaired
Radio and Podcasting links.
Connect with books and reading materials in formats accessible to people with blindness or visual impairments: braille, large print, recorded, and electronic.
Resources on making accessible art / culture programs and buildings
Independent living resources including assistive technology, programs, cooking safety, etc.
For Professional Caregivers and Healthcare Workers
This section connects caregivers and health professionals with advice for working with older adults with vision loss. These sites offer basic...
Vision rehabilitation provides the tools and training to maintain independence after vision loss. This field offers a broad range of professional services, such as low vision evaluation, vision...
Adult vision loss affects the whole family. Recognizing signs of visual impairment in a relative, coping with the diagnosis, and providing helpful support are all part of the adjustment process....
Driving is central to an independent life, but safety is always the first consideration. When aging and vision loss make driving risky, the decision to give up the car keys can be very painful and...
Relaxation and fitness are an important part of life, especially in one’s senior years. This section offers numerous resources on staying active and pursuing leisure interests. Information is...
Combined Vision & Hearing Loss in Adults & Seniors
Advice and information about orientation for adults and seniors
This section features information about the four eye conditions most likely to affect adult vision: age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. Learn about...
This section provides an overview of the aging process and associated vision changes. Included is information on eye health, vision loss, and preserving one’s sight in the senior years. Many sites...
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) resources typically cover a broad range of disabilities. It can be difficult to pinpoint information that is most useful for job seekers who are blind or visually...