Over time, ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun can damage the eyes. Macular degeneration, cataracts, corneal sunburn and skin cancer around the eyes can be caused by UV damage, according to Prevent Blindness. Protecting your eyes from glare and brightness today can prevent future damage, so remember to use eye and skin protection. Did You… Continue Reading Protect Your Eyes This Summer (And All Year Round)
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2019 Council scholarship recipient Amy Hatten has learned that the more she accepts herself as a person, the greater her success in life. She is currently a second year graduate student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, pursuing a degree in Rehabilitation Psychology. She sat down with Katherine Corbett, Council Writer, for a discussion… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Amy Hatten
Certification Brings Collaboration, Assessment and Greater Assistive Technology Knowledge to the Council
Jim Denham, Assistive Technology Specialist, completed the Assistive Technology Applications Certification Program through California State University, Northridge (CSUN), in May 2019. The course is intended for those who teach assistive technology to people with disabilities. It included information about products for people with a wide variety of disabilities, and presented a national assessment framework for… Continue Reading Certification Brings Collaboration, Assessment and Greater Assistive Technology Knowledge to the Council