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by Ashlee
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Forum: Share your Story
Topic: Meet the inspiring hairstylist who refuses to let heartbreak and paralysis hold her back
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Views: 17

Meet the inspiring hairstylist who refuses to let heartbreak and paralysis hold her back

aira Daniels’s affinity for hairstyling was clear from the age of 4, when she braided her dolls’ hair so often that her that mother teased her, saying the hair would fall out. Decades later, she is beating the odds to return to that first love. “My mom tried to get me to go to cosmetology school whe...
by Ashlee
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: NMO in the news
Topic: Alexion to Seek Fourth Indication for Eculizumab Ahead of Biosimilar Competition
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Views: 15

Alexion to Seek Fourth Indication for Eculizumab Ahead of Biosimilar Competition

Drug maker Alexion says that it is preparing for regulatory submissions in the United States, the European Union, and Japan for eculizumab (Soliris) for the treatment of anti-aquaporin-4 auto antibody-positive neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. Alexion studied eculizumab in patients with antibo...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) 
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Views: 296

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) 

Welcome to our school! Bordered by Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway and historic neighborhoods, the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) is located in the nation’s oldest city of St. Augustine. White stucco buildings with Spanish tiled roofs, graceful palm trees and majestic live oaks cre...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: Perkins School for the Blind
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Perkins School for the Blind

Perkins School for the Blind is located on a 38-acre campus on the Charles River in Watertown, Massachusetts, with partner programs in 65 countries.  The school is committed to providing education and services that build productively, meaningful lives for children and adults around the world who are...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: Perkins School for the Blind
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Perkins School for the Blind

Perkins School for the Blind is located on a 38-acre campus on the Charles River in Watertown, Massachusetts, with partner programs in 65 countries.  The school is committed to providing education and services that build productive, meaningful lives for children and adults around the world who are b...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The mission of Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired is to create personalized learning opportunities that empower people to thrive – at home, at work and in their communities. Founded in 1920 by William Hadley and Dr. E.V.L. Brown, Hadley offers courses free of charge to its blind an...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: Aira 
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Aira 

Using augmented reality, Aira connects people who are blind or low vision to a trained professional agent who is dedicated to further enhancing their everyday experience – completely hands-free assistance at the touch of a button. Aira is today’s fastest growing assistive community. One tap of a but...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: The OrCam MyEye
Replies: 0
Views: 24

The OrCam MyEye

When looking at the OrCam MyEye, one might think they are just another pair of glasses for blind people. However, the OrCam device is much more than that. OrCam is an intuitive portable device with a smart camera mounted on the frames of a person’s eyeglasses. The device uses the power of Artificial...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: Be my eyes
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Be my eyes

Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low vision people with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live video call. How it works Every day, sighted volunteers lend their eyes to solve tasks big and small to help blind and low vision people lead mor...
by Ashlee
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Forum: Vision Loss
Topic: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Replies: 0
Views: 20

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

NLS is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS offers books the way you want them: in b...

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