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During Vision Health MonthContinue Reading: What Actually Happens During an Eye Examination?
Nearly 200 volunteers create accessible audiobook magic every week at CNIB's Toronto recording studio. We're celebrating them with this special audio documentary, featuring the stories of more than 30 studio volunteers,... Continue Reading: Get to know CNIB Library narrators and technicians!
I get knocked down, I get up again. A quote from a very catchy
chumba Wumba song, but it's something I recently had to do. Today's entry is not about technology, nor is it about a new fandang... Continue Reading: When Cars Attack: A First Hand Experience
The inadequacies of the distribution of corneal tissue ban... Continue Reading: Corneal Transplants
Every time I take out my iPhone in a computer store and start zooming through the different screens, the store tellers are always amazed at the speech. What surprises them even more is that they too have access to such wonders. Yes that's... Continue Reading: Let your iDevice do the reading:
Exciting news from the world of researchContinue Reading: New Gene Discoveries for AMD
Living on canned tuna and crackers does get old. Don't worry, I'm exaggerating as per usual. I do get a balanced diet, but sometimes, I'd like to flex my culinary muscles. It used to be, I'd have to wait for my braille recipe books to arr... Continue Reading: How To Access Recipes Online
One of the things that irks me the most with iDevices is the virtual keyboard. Sure, I can tap away quick text messages and the like, but it's not really feasible for long typing sessions. I resort to Bluetooth keyboards for that sort of ... Continue Reading: A New Way To Type On Your iDevice
If you are nearsighted, did you ever wonder whether your children would also have to wear eyeglasses for their nearsightedness? For many years we have known that myopia (nearsightedness) runs in families but now, for the first time... Continue Reading: Nearsightedness Genes
It may seem as though I am fixated on sports eye injuries. The reason for this is that it is estimated that 90 percent of sports eye injuries could be prevented by the wearing of proper eye protection.
Have you ever wondered how the brain makes sense of the thousands of images that it receives through the eye every second of every day? Well, new research published this month in the journal 'Neu... Continue Reading: How does our brain sort out the thousands of images it receives every second?
How I learned to read braille
First things first, I needed to acclimatize myself to tactile sensations felt through my... Continue Reading: Braille Rules! Part 2
December is probably not the time one usually thinks about baseball, but I would suggest that buying your child a protective eye guard for Christmas may be the best gift you could ever... Continue Reading: Kids and eye protection: Reducing the risk of baseball-related eye injuries
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