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    Restore and Maintain Independence With Rehab

    Physical therapy focuses on restoring a function by improving movement, balance, pain management and gaining strength after an injury or illness.

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    Traveling With Low Vision

    Tips for navigating travel by air, bus or rail when you can’t see well.

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    Blinded by a Medical Treatment, She’s Restarting With Her Son by Her Side

    Charity Danso had confronted malaria before, but this time was different. The problem wasn’t the disease; it was the cure. It was the spring of…

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    Diabetes Awareness Month

    In recognition of Diabetes awareness month, The National Eye Institute (NEI) and Lighthouse Guild are presenting a social media campaign to raise awareness about the disease’s devastating effect on vision and what can be done to prevent vision loss.

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    Help for Veterans Who Have Vision Loss

    There are approximately 130,000 veterans in the United States who are legally blind and over a million veterans who have low vision which decreases their ability to perform necessary daily activities.

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    How to Convey Dance to Those Without Sight? All Hands On

    Showcasing dance, without the audience’s necessarily seeing it, is Ms. Hashimoto’s life’s work. Her performances and workshops bring dance, a medium with a strong visual component, to those without sight while also providing a new experience for a sighted audience.

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    Vision Rehabilitation after a Stroke: The Importance of Occupational Therapy

    Stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a variety of disorders characterized by the sudden onset of neurological deficits caused by vascular injury to the brain. People may experience loss of motor, neurological and perceptual function, as well as double vision, blurring, headaches, or inability to detect obstacles.

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    Indoor Map Learning for the Visually Impaired

    Trip planning is useful for all travelers but especially important for people who are visually impaired however there are often limitations that make trip planning unfeasible for most people with visual impairment. We propose an app that allows users to learn building layouts and travel directions prior to their travel by rehearsing their routes on their device.

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    How to stay safe outdoors this winter if you’re visually impaired – more tips

    Winter travel can be particularly challenging if you’re visually impaired or blind. Lighthouse Guild’s wide range of services for people with vision loss includes instruction in independent travel, including becoming oriented to your environment and traveling safely in all weather conditions.

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    Asthma – A Quick Guide

    Asthma is a chronic lung disease that intermittently inflames and narrows the airways. People with asthma may experience wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing when the airways narrow.

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