Penny Duffy

Penny Duffy is mother to a young woman with a visual impairment. She has experience advocating at both the state and federal level for children with disabilities and is a board member on the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children and the National Federation of the Blind NH. She is also president of NH Parents of Blind Children.

three women in a meeting


5 Tips to Becoming a Legislative Advocate for Your Special Needs Child

Penny discusses how to become more active in advocating for your child through the legislative system. When you have a child with a disability you need to be heard -...

Aly with Lightaide

Assistive Technology, Eye Conditions and Syndromes, iPad Apps and Accessibility

The “Big 3 Tool Kit” for Children with CVI: PLUS the 20 Best CVI-Friendly iPad Apps!

Children with CVI often prefer clear, crisp images with little background clutter. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors (especially yellow or red), movement and LIGHTS!

Abby at the water park

Support, Visual Impairment

5 Steps to Overcoming Your Child’s Vision Loss

I had thought about calling this post, “My 6 year old child became blind now what?” When my daughter first started losing her vision, that's the book I was looking...