Living with Blindness or Low Vision

If you are new to blindness or low vision, take the journey one day and one step at a time. Utilize our tips for adjusting to vision changes, living independently, caring for yourself, navigating relationships, getting around your environment, redesigning your home and fall prevention, making home and vehicle repairs, maintaining employment, and choosing where to live.

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Home and Vehicle Repairs

Learn about making critical home repairs if you are blind or low vision, such as fixing a toilet or changing lightbulbs and batteries. This section also includes information for minor […]

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Livable Homes and Communities

Learn how to choose a livable community, what you can do in your community to stay safe, and how to make a community more “vision friendly.” 

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Adjusting to Blindness /Low Vision

Learn about services for maintaining your independence, using your remaining senses, tips for combined hearing and vision changes, and helping others understand your vision changes.

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Daily Living Skills

Explore essential daily living skills with comprehensive guides designed to empower individuals who are blind and visually impaired to live independently and confidently. Our resources cover a wide range of […]

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Self-Care and Diabetes Management

Self-care means caring for yourself in ways that promote health and well-being. It is critical to follow a self-care plan including a routine of intentional practices designed to meet your […]

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Continuing to work after becoming blind or low vision is often hard to even contemplate. Learn how to approach your employer and what resources are available to help you continue […]

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Navigating Relationships

Learn considerations for dating, grandparenting, caring for others, and communicating with adult children when you are blind or low vision.

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Getting Around

Orientation and Mobility (O&M) is a profession specific to blindness and low vision that teaches safe, efficient, and effective travel skills to people of all ages.

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Redesigning Your Home and Fall Prevention

Information and resources to help you make home modifications and provide information about fall prevention, including a home evaluation questionnaire.

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