Today is International Albinisim Awareness Day a day that I like to share about what albinism is and to celebrate the Human Rights of people with albinism everywhere. In 2014, the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted a resolution establishing June 13th as International Albinism Awareness Day. Awareness of human rights situations of persons with albinism remains fairly limited. This … Continue reading International Albinism Awareness Day 2019
This morning as I was breaking one of my two New Year resolutions, to be on my phone less around my children, the second is yelling (broke that one probably the second day of the new year) - I came across an interesting video titled Breaking Myths about albinism. Here was a simple way I … Continue reading Breaking Myths
Hello, 2019 I'm thankful for this new year, full of new adventures and a new set of challenges. It's been six months since I came on here to write anything, the last six months have been focused on family and work. I feel like I haven't had the bandwidth for anything else, fitting in a … Continue reading 2019 Here we go!
When I think of albinism I think of strength, beauty and perseverance. Today is the day we celebrate the Human Rights of people with Albinism everywhere. In 2014, the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted a resolution establishing June 13th as International Albinism Awareness Day. Awareness of human rights situations of persons with albinism remains fairly limited. After attending a … Continue reading International Albinism Awareness Day 2018
What I learned at a Low Vision Conference!
Here we are again the month of May, the month of warmth, rabbits, and fertility (or so I hear). May is also known as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. If you live in a hot location it should really be Skin Cancer Awareness Month every month. Oh, how I wish I could transport back to my 16-year-old … Continue reading Skin Cancer Awareness Month
The other day a friend asked me, "What does ARD stand for?" After just coming out of a 2 hour ARD meeting you think I would know but in fact, I had no idea. And yes, I am the kind of person that goes out into the world without having all the details even when … Continue reading ARD