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April 10 2012 Vision Issues Newsletter

An Eye on Vision Issues

Volume 4, Issue 2 – April 8th to 14th

Hello, Everyone!
Hope everyone experienced a happy Easter! My niece dressed as the Easter Bunny for a group holding an Easter egg hunt. Fun and laughter for all!

Employment Opportunities for the Visually Impaired: Courtesy of the American Foundation for the blind.

1. Braille Transcriber - Cincinnati, OH

2. Contract Closeout Specialist - Columbus, OH

**Online Job Fairs:
An excellent method for locating a job for the visually impaired is attending online job fairs. A program called Ability links provides periodical job fairs. Visit sign-up, upload a resume and register for the next job fair. I have attended two online job fairs for the experience. A variety of opportunities is available. Check out the site.

Forum News:
Test your vision knowledge! Visit the forum and take the vision quiz part two. Here is question number ten of the quiz – Do you know the correct answer?

What is an optometrist’s testing when completing a glaucoma test?
A) Eye sensitivity, B) Eye’s ability to blink, C) Eye pressure, D) Eye’s ability to form tears, E) All of the above, F) None of the above

Also, post your eye doctor experience or tell us about your favorite talking product on the talking product thread.

This Week’s Article:
What time is it? A question not so easy to answer for a visually impaired person. The use of talking products provides a simple solution. I review one of my favorite talking products in this week’s article. Use the link provided near the bottom of the newsletter to go directly to the article.

Coming Next Week:
Loss of vision makes participation in social events such as board games or card games difficult. A program designed especially for visually impaired people allowing them to play games on an equal playing field with the sighted is the focus of next week’s article.

Until next week – Have a great week!

Here's the latest article from the Vision Issues site at

Tel-Time Pyramid Talking Alarm clock Review
What time is it? The visually impaired accomplish finding the time of day differently, most of the time with the aid of a talking product. Talking products assist the visually impaired to complete daily tasks. The Tel-Time Pyramid Talking Alarm Clock is a great example! It’s one of my favorites.

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Dean Ingalls, Vision Issues Editor

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