What is your biggest obstacle?

A group of writers from The Outlook From Here write about the biggest obstacles and misconceptions they face as members of the blind and visually impaired community.

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Tips for Volunteering: “What’s in it for me?”

By Theresa Sweeney-Smith I have heard the question “What’s in it for me?” from both my sighted and nonsighted friends. Well, maybe not these exact words, but this sort of underlying thought when the topic of volunteering comes up. I have heard responses like, “I am too busy,” “I need to focus on my job,”…

Ganging Up Together

Dan reflects on his experiences trying out different support groups for people who are blind and visually impaired. He depicts the often humorous experience of realizing that not all blind and visually impaired people are the same.