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Event Recap: App Happy

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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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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3 Good Options For Voting With Vision Loss

Voting with vision loss can certainly present challenges, but ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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You’re Never Too Old To Learn

Having chaired a support group for more than 20 ...Continue Reading »


About the Author: Jerry Rosenberg

Jerry Rosenberg is the leader of a support group for more than 20 years, in Boynton Beach, Florida. Jerry has written many articles for SupportSight magazine for Macula Vision Research Foundation, as well as poetry. His newly published book about a blind novelist in a romantic triangle with a senator is titled The Speechwriter and is available on Amazon.

Jerry is also a contributor to Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living with vision loss.

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Inclusivity Takes The Stage On Broadway

The actor enters stage left to thunderous applause. You ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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“Seeing AI” Is A Gift From Microsoft

We love technology that empowers…especially when it gives us ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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‘Seeing AI’ Gets an Upgrade

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a dominant force in ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Microsoft’s Inclusive Workplace

The 28th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) reminds us the law prohibits

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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Doctor, Am I Going Blind?

To the question, “Am I going blind?,” the answer is ...Continue Reading »


About the Author: Yale L. Fisher

Dr. Yale Fisher is a clinical ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal diseases. His career is noteworthy in the areas of patient care, teaching, and research. His affiliations include Ophthalmic Edge Physicians, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Vitreo Retina Macula Consultants of New York, and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

Dr. Fisher is a featured medical contributor for "Expert Insights" on Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living with vision loss.

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Learning at Any Age with Vision Loss

The path of least resistance is rarely the best ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Microsoft Soundscape 2018, A Review of What It Can Do

Microsoft is clearly on a mission to advance accessibility ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Low Vision Awareness: Time to Get Organized

A visual impairment that causes an acuity of 20/70 ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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Accessibility Bridges the Visual Divide

Accessibility is a term that knows no bounds, defining ...Continue Reading »


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 that provides empowering education to people, everywhere, living 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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