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
The above campaign slogan was used in the United Kingdom for the phone company Orange. It won't mean a thing if you are reading this and you are from the US. I felt like this slogan was blasted on the TV/radio for years and after not hearing it in a long time as my family … Continue reading “The Future’s Bright the Futures Orange.”
Today is almost over here in Houston Texas and it is certainly over for many of our friends and family on the other side of the world. If you didn't know today is Giving Tuesday, a day of giving moved by the power of social media and collaboration. It is a day to celebrate and encourage … Continue reading Giving Tuesday
Looking back seven or eight months ago I was concerned Nash was having issues with his speech. This was not some insecurity born from my own crazed anxieties but from an Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) evaluation, we had just completed. During these evaluations a speech therapist must always be present, she/he will carry out multiple … Continue reading Profound statements by little beings.