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April 24 2012 Vision Issues Newsletter

An Eye on Vision Issues

Volume 4, Issue 4 – Week of April 22 to 28.

Hello, Everyone.
Hope everyone had a great earth day. Did anyone do anything special to celebrate our planet? I planted a tree in the local park. It’s never too late to do something to help the environment!

Employment Opportunities for the Visually disabled: Courtesy of the American Foundation for the Blind.

1. Employment Specialist - Riverdale, MD

2. Production Worker - Rochester, NY

3. Orientation and Mobility Specialist - Fort Richey, Florida

**Upcoming virtual Job Fair – May 21 to 25
The online job search program Ability Links is presenting an online job fair. If you are searching for a job take the time to register, post a resume and participate. Good luck! If you have, questions e-mail me and I will be happy to help. Dean.

Forum News:

Remember to tell your white cane story. Also look for the thread about pediatric vision screening. Tell us your story about your childhood or someone you know who experienced a vision issue as an infant. While attending the training center for the blind I met several individuals who dealt with vision as a baby.

This week’s article: Effective Pediatric Vision Screening Methods

Examining the vision of infants is a difficult task. New developments and technology have improved the ability of eye examiners to identify vision issues at an earlier age. In addition, find information for watching two vision activities from a popular DVD titled, “What Can Babies Do” that deals with the visual development of infants.
Use the link below to go directly to the article.

Coming next week:

A review of the Reizen Analog water resistant talking watch
Item#700787 ordered from Maxi Aids.
Do you have a talking watch? Is the Reizen brand of watches designed with the visually impaired/blind in mind? Should you purchase a Reizen watch?

Until next week – Have a great week!


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

Effective Pediatric Vision Screening Methods
How does an ophthalmologists screen the vision of an infant? How can parents of newborn infants use household items to test the development of a child vision as young as six months? Where can you view two video clips dealing with infant visual development from the popular DVD, “What Can Babies Do?”

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