Frank Covich

Frank is father to Skylar, a remarkable man born with Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis (LCA). Frank writes about Skylar’s childhood and how, through encouragement and professional support, Skylar has grown into an independent and very successful adult.

Skylar’s work at the Braille Institute of America and the Xavier Society for the Blind was featured on Currents News here.

Skylar Covich

Eye Conditions and Syndromes, Visual Impairment

Dear parents of young children with LCA

Frank Covich writes about his son, Skylar, who was diagnosed with LCA as a baby. Frank wants other parents to understand that the sky is the limit for kids with...

white canes

Orientation and Mobility

Great Place for Canes

Advantage Canes is a wonderful organization that also fixes canes, replaces tips and does everything quickly. They can also make specialty canes based on your height.

blind user using GPS

Assistive Technology, Orientation and Mobility

GPS and mobility educational equipment

GPS and talking map software allows the blind traveler to keep the taxi driver honest, enjoy hearing about the sites and businesses being passed or know independently when to get...