Wearable Technology That May Help Reduce Eye-Pressing

Breaking a habit can be extremely challenging. One such habit common to children who are blind or low vision is eye pressing, poking, or rubbing—a habit that can damage the eye. HabitAware and APH have teamed up to create a device to help children with eye-poking and eye-pressing behavior. Traditionally, it has been recommended to … Continued

Early Intervention and the “Virtual Home Visit” Service Delivery Model

Your young child who is blind or low vision likely has a variety of early intervention services supporting their specific needs. As service-providing agencies find themselves with fewer providers, especially in rural areas, many are offering virtual services. Some agencies are offering a hybrid of both in-person and virtual services, which has its own set … Continued

ParentConnect: Connecting Matters

When facing challenges, stressful life changes, and feelings of isolation, ParentConnect can be a space to support you. Support groups offer space to share concerns and successes while providing the opportunity to learn, grow, and connect with others going through similar situations. Becoming a parent has challenges that other parents can relate to, but what … Continued