In “Playing the Part: An Adolescent Teen Trying to Fit in While Dealing With Her Ongoing Vision Loss,” Janell Groskreutz writes about her adolescent years and the challenge of trying to fit in as a high school freshman while dealing with the effects of juvenile macular degeneration.
Mike Morris writes candidly about his experience with support groups after being diagnosed with macular degeneration in his early 40s. Mike discusses his journey to find the group that was right for him in this piece for The Outlook From Here.
Katherine Schneider was overcome with emotion upon voting alone for the first time in 2006. In her latest piece, Schneider writes about the importance of voting accessibility for people who are blind and visually impaired and reminds everyone that their vote during this election season matters.
For Ericka Short, summers spent at the Wisconsin Lions Camp were filled with memories she will never forget. From meeting new friends to pulling pranks, Short always looked forward to those sunny days at summer camp.
Janell Groskreutz can recall vividly the day she realized her vision had changed. A time spent shooting hoops with her dad as a nine-year-old changed her life, but it never prevented Groskreutz from pursuing her goals, and she continues to shoot for her dreams.
Chad Nelson writes about the misconceptions that customer service workers have of blind and visually impaired people and gives tips for having positive interactions.
Mike Morris writes candidly about his emotional journey regarding his changing vision in the fourth part of a series detailing his vision loss.
Writer Dan Sullivan was able to take in the pristine beauty of a Northwoods morning recently by taking in the sounds around him. In his latest piece, he paints a beautiful outdoors portrait.