Wake Forest students invent device to help blind

By Beth Galvin, FOX Medical Team Reporter Biology students at Wake Forest University have developed a device to help the visually impaired, and it’s largely based on bats. The students studies echolocation, the ability of bats and moths to use their natural...

Smartphones for the Blind

Ariella Brown, Technology Writer  For the visually impaired and blind, the empowerment offered by suitably equipped smartphones provides more than convenience — it represents independence!  Today’s smartphones offer the computational power of...

Patients Missing Out On Low Vision Services

by: Megan Brooks Many baby boomers who could benefit from low vision therapy aren’t getting it for a variety reasons, including a lack of a standard definition of low vision and lack of referral to low vision specialists, a new survey shows. “Despite the...

Legally blind actor plays Santa on Sudbury stage

           Veteran actor Walter Learning lost vision over the past 5 years, but has found ways to stay on the stage     These days veteran stage actor Walter Learning can’t just read a script to prepare for his roles.  Learning, who will play Kris Kringle in a...
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