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September 18 2012 Vision Issues Newsletter

An Eye on Vision Issues!

Volume 9: Issue 3; Week of September 16 to 22.

Hello, everyone.
I was impressed by the Paralympics, which finished a couple of weeks ago. I listened to an NBC story of a naval officer named Lt. Brad Snyder who lost his vision one year ago to the day as he won a gold medal in the Paralympics Games in swimming. A great inspiration for overcoming his disability. Brad stated that he was determined not to let his vision loss stop him from living a full life. Way to go Brad!

Employment Opportunities: Courtesy of the American foundation for the blind.

1. Customer Service Representative - Winston-Salem NC

2. Teacher of the Visually Impaired (O&M Certified Preferred - Northern Virginia

3. Orientation & Mobility Specialist - Atlanta, Georgia

Forum News:
Visit the Vision Issues forum to post your thoughts, comments or questions about this week’s article. In addition, tell us about the job or career you have chosen as a visually impaired person. Most sighted people have no clue what types of work visually impaired/blind people do!

This week’s article: Vision Aware Website Review
The American foundation for the blind has compiled a family of websites for help and support of the visually impaired. One of the sites called Vision Aware provides a variety of information. Read about the types of topics found on the website in this week’s article.

Coming Next Week: Finding Help and Support for the Visually Impaired
Locating programs and organizations locally for a visually impaired individual can be difficult. Read about some helpful websites, which list national and international programs for the visually disabled.

Until next week – Have a great week!

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Vision Aware Website Review
Read about a website that does a great job of providing a comprehensive overview of all topics dealing with vision loss.

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Dean Ingalls, Vision Issues Editor

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