National Federation of the Blind of Alabama
Many who learn they are losing their sight feel that they will be unable to do the simple daily things, such as teaching their daughter to ride a bicycle. This doesn't have to be the case!
Here, our State Affiliate President, J. Michael Jones, describes his experience in an essay entitled Daddies and Bicycles.
Growing up in a rural home Mike Jones shared the responsibilities of chopping wood and building a fire to keep the house warm. Looks like our National President, Marc Maurer wasn't the first Blind person to use a chain saw. Read Mike's story in an essay entitled Wood That Warms Twice.
|Blindness need not symbolize the inability to live, work and play independently. Blindness Adjustment Training Centers can help through teaching skills necessary to meet these goals. Here students build confidence in their abilities and meet each day as a new adventure where they can excel in whatever undertaking they may choose.|
Louisiana Center for the Blind:
Colorado Center for the Blind:
|Science is forever pushing the limits of imagination in medicine. Is it feasible that eye replacement will someday be possible. If not that, perhaps a "Bionic" eye may allow the blind to see.|
Artificial Retina Could Make a Difference:
Diabetes: The Often Forgotten Killer?