Blindness and Low vision can affect personal autonomy and the ability of spatial orientation. This impairment compromises functions that allow the detection of visual information over long distances and consequently anticipatory behaviors. Read
Other photos of the trip
I recently returned from a wonderful trip to Morocco.
It was since a while that I was not traveling alone, but in recent years I have traveled a lot, especially between 2008 and 2010, when for almost two years I traveled the world aboard a vessel of ferrocement . Read
The house is our shell. The place where we feel protected, isolated and in a sense free.The house is an outer layer of ourselves, the house is still part of us. Read
I have not written about music yet.
In a blog of/for the deaf and hearing impaired (and blind and visually impaired) it should have be a topic of prime importance to deal with at the third post or so. Read
I tried to find statistics that quantify how many people are suffering from a syndrome. Anyone. I found some data that illustrates the situation of disabled people in the world
“a worldwide estimate of about a 10-12% rate of disability seems reasonable. Read
Being disabled means a big responsibility with yourself. You never stop to measure with the future and with others, with yourpossibilities but also your limits. Read
Some time ago I came across a video where a deafblind lady makes some interesting considerations associated with visual and hearing disabilities, pointing out how expensive it is to be deafblind. Read
Almost all those who are suffering from rare and incurable diseasefeel the need to be in touch with others and find information on research, treatments, therapies and technologies, but in many cases the disease is so rare that it is not easy to meet personally someone with the same physical, psychological and social, conditions to exchange point of views, suggestions and experiences. Read
Writing an article about psychology in relation to disability, and in particular, to Usher syndrome is a challenge not to be underestimated. Read