Blindness Briefs – Edition 89

Digest Template What's Inside Editorial By Chris Hofstader We appologize for disappearing from publishing Blindness Briefs with little notice. This is 100% my fault as … Read more

Blindness Briefs – Edition 87

What's Inside

  • A movement to move NFB 2024 convention from Florida over LGBTIA+ discrimination.
  • Sharing the history of Colorado's blind.
  • Lego to start producing bricks with braille.
  • Women in prison making braille books for kids.
  • US EEOC releases new rules for blind in workplace.
  • An RP clinical trial gets go ahead.
  • An action packed sports section.
  • And, about 60 articles about blind people and blindness from the entire world.

Blindness Briefs – Edition 86

What's Inside

  • Stem cell treatments for blindness.
  • A celebration of blind literacy in St. Lucia.
  • Can paratransit systems be fixed?
  • Foot braille required for blind on curb cuts.
  • An action packed sports section.
  • And, about 55 other articles about all things blind people and blindness from the entire world.

Blindness Briefs – Edition 85

What's Inside Stories about autonomous vehicles. Inclusive classrooms for blind students benefit everyone. Blind entrepreneur starts candle company. Electric cars and their potential hazards for … Read more

Science Briefs – Edition 47

What's Inside

  • Retinal cells developed in hope for cure for blindness.
  • Relationship between gut and eyes may have implications for glaucoma.
  • Eye drops could replace surgery for common retinal disease.
  • Hypertension can lead to sudden blindness.
    And, 16 stories about all things science related to blindness.

Blindness Briefs – Edition 84

What's Inside

  • The future of design is accessibility.
  • DOJ proposes new rules to make US government web sites accessible.
  • AI detects causes of blindness.
  • Audio description people's choice awards.
  • More to the story of Helen Keller.
  • Blind man runs appliance repair shop.
  • EEOC issues new guidelines for blind in workplace.
  • An action packed sports section that's especially good this week.
  • And, more than 60 stories about blindness and blind people from all over the world.

Science Briefs – Edition 46-

What's Inside

  • Herpes virus based eye drops restore blind boy's vision.
  • More on vision relationship to dementia.
  • First eye disease treatment based on synthetic protein invented.
  • And, about ten more stories about the science medicine of blindness and the prevention thereof.

Blindness Briefs – Edition 83

What's Inside

  • United to add braille to their planes.
  • Will Supreme Court stop accessibility testers from filing law suits?
  • A number of stories around ADA anniversary.
  • How a blind boy became world famous mathematician.
  • Blind people can become software engineers.
  • Senator Markey reintroduces bill to expand CVAA.
  • An action packed sports section.
  • And, about 70 articles about all things blindness from the entire world.

Science Briefs – Edition 45

What's Inside

  • Vision impairments correlate with dementia.
  • Glaucoma surgery does not result in blindness.
  • Climate change linked to blindness.