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Dr. Mark Borchert at Children's Hospital Los Angeles directs the world's largest study in optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH).
Triplets Thomas, Mason and Luke were all diagnosed with retinoblastoma when only about 12 weeks old. They are now battling this rare form of cancer at SickKids Hospital in Toronto. Find out more about their story.
Is this speech, Lesley talks about learning to imagine an accepting community and encourages her listeners to empathize with others while also acknowledging their own deep feelings.
Advice from an adult with low vision and congenital nystagmus about how to adapt to everyday situations and how to ask for help when you need it!
Cocoons makes polarized sunglasses that fit over prescription glasses and are great for kids with who are also photophobic or highly sensitive to sunlight.
The Oregon Deaf-Blind Project has created a family guide for parents of children diagnosed with deaf-blindness.
A mother writes candidly about the birth and life of her son, Gabriel, who has Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).
The newest webcast from Perkins features Luisa Mayer, Ph.D., an internationally known specialist in visual field/functional vision testing.
This downloadable PDF explains what CVI is in very easy to follow terms and develops a program that teachers and therapists can use to best teach students with CVI.
LeAndra Lee writes about her daughter, Abigail, who is diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypopalsia and Septo Optic Dysplasia. LeAndra explains what ONH is and how it affects Abigail.
TVI Lisa LaDue answers readers' questions about O&M and TVI services and whether or not a visually impaired student should automatically be sat at the front of the classroom.
From the creators of the first app for kids with CVI, Tap-n-See Zoo, comes the Little Bear Sees blog! Here you'll find all sorts of fun ideas for activities and toys for children and babies with CVI, from lights and switches to (my favorite) a trip to the aquarium!
Watch this video with Mrs America on Fox News. She talks about RP and LCA and explains how we can help support exciting new research that may cure these diseases.
Walter Tillman is an ocularist in Ocularist Pittsburgh. He talks about how he assesses children with anophthalmia/microphthalmia, how to choose conformers or prosthetics, and possible surgical options.
Jacalyn Paulding writes about growing up with microphthalmia. Living a full life as a smart and successful young woman, Jacalyn wants parents to understand what it's like to have low vision and that they should never give up on their children.