Vision loss that occurs in adulthood can present special challenges. After relying on your sense of sight for most of your life, you'll likely discover that blindness, visual impairment, or low vision can require adaptations in the way you manage your everyday life and activities.
Losing your vision, however, does not mean that you'll have to give up your independence or any of the activities you currently enjoy.
In this section about living independently at home with vision loss, we provide tips, techniques, and information about helpful products that can help you accomplish a wide range of everyday tasks, including home modifications, kitchen adaptations, household organization, orientation and mobility skills, recreation and leisure activities, and home repair.
Questions and Answers
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- Sheila Rousey, Parent, Educator, Technology Specialist
Sheila Rousey talks about adjusting to vision loss due to congenital cataracts, due to Marfan Syndrome, and glaucoma. She married and had a family; then went on to get a Master's Degree in Special Education and worked with parents and children with visual impairment. She is also a literary braille transcriptionist and assistive technology specialis