Understanding Blindness and Low Vision

This section will help families and friends understand more about blindness or low vision, including its impact and emotional adjustment.

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Emotional Adjustment to Declining Vision: It’s A Family Matter

Declining vision, and even the diagnosis of an eye condition, is an emotional experience for anyone experiencing it. Age, experience, and a person’s personality and self-esteem all play key roles in their ability to respond to life’s challenges. This includes adapting to the onset of a disability. However, it can often be just as difficult for the loved ones around them. Vision changes often create feelings of immense loss or […]

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