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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for April 14, 2021

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The April 14, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is the fourth part in a series that is focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will be discussing different types of advocacy and the advocacy process. Don’t worry if you missed other, parts you can still join us. The morning […]

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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for April 7, 2021

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The April 7, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is the third part in a series that is focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will be asking the question “What are the different types of advocacy?” Don’t worry if you missed the first two, you can still join us. […]

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The I in Independence: The iPhone in Daily Use

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There are many reasons that people have begun using iPhones including their design, easy to use interface, or accessibility. I will be discussing the latter reason and how the accessibility within iPhones can be beneficial in your everyday life. Starting off with the very basic element of VoiceOver, which I am sure we can all […]

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Kitchen Tips and Tricks: Separating Eggs

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As a single mother I prepared home cooked meals daily for my children. As I began to lose my vision, I experienced some new challenges in the kitchen. Over the years I have had some assistance marking my kitchen appliances and training in regards to independent living skills as a person who is blind. To […]

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Vision Aware

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Sometimes when one comes across someone who is blind, partially sighted, or Deafblind, it may be their first time interacting with them. Even if it is not their first time, often one may feel intimidated or worried about the correct or incorrect things they could do when in a particular situation. Not to fear, as […]