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Episode 15: Low Vision Tips & Advice for Home

Feb 26, 2021

Episode 15: Low Vision Tips & Advice for Home

Small changes and practical advice are the keys to living better with low vision. In this episode, we focus on staying organized and productive at home.
Time Stamp & Show Notes: 
0:34 Definition of Low Vision?
2:08 Knowing how to adjust is key.
5:45 Keeping things organized.
6:25 Everything has it’s place.
9:00 Organizing kitchen and closets.
9:46 Utilizing contrast.
14:00 Tips for TV watching.
17:06 Writing tips.
19:38 Banking and bill paying.
21:50 Reading.
22:59 Lighting.
24:53 Magnifiers.
29:00 Adjusting takes patience & practice.

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About the Author: Dorrie Rush

Dorrie Rush is the Chief Content Officer and Visual Accessibility Expert at Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource, presented by the Association for Macular Diseases, providing practical information and empowering advice for living a full and successful life with vision loss.

She is the former Director of the Grunwald Technology Center and Information Resource Service at Lighthouse International 2001 to 2016. Dorrie is known to have an eccentric view, which is particularly useful in compensating for her central vision loss from Stargardt Disease.

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