How Blind People Are Affected By Pandemics

We can’t go anywhere without being hit with COVID-19 news. It is hard to believe that only four months ago, we could do our standard “phone, wallet, keys” check and walk right out the door and into the world. In the blink of an eye, COVID went from a lighthearted concern that friends warned us about when we talked about upcoming travel plans, to a pandemic that completely remapped the way we navigate the world.

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That's So 2019

Part of the Mission of The Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) is to tackle misconceptions faced by the blind and visually impaired (VI) community. Some misconceptions serve as a laughable moment that ultimately becomes a teachable moment, while others speak on the public’s fundamental misunderstandings of the capabilities of those dealing with vision loss and blindness. Both cases, regardless of intention, can become problematic for those having to answer them.

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