Blindness & Diabetes Webinar: Dexcom and FreeStyle Libre – Transcript

Andy/ September 27, 2022/ Uncategorized

Below is the transcript from the Blindness & Diabetes Webinar: Dexcom and FreeStyle Libre with Abbie Chesterson from the University of Pennsylvania Diabetes Education Center. This is an automatic transcription from the ZOOM platform and there may be some inaccuracies. To listen to the entire recording, go to: https://www.accessiblepharmacy.com/blindness-diabetes-webinar-dexcom-vs-freestyle-libre/ Hi everyone, and welcome to our blindness and diabetes webinar where

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Meet Dawn Prall from Sage Vision, Support Sight, and My MacD Life

Andy/ September 14, 2022/ accessibility, blindness, macular degeneration

My name is Beeshernah Ceus, I am Accessible Pharmacy’s summer intern. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Dawn Prall. Dawn wears many incredible hats. She is the Creator of My MacD Life Podcast, the Founder and Executive Director of the Support Sight Foundation, and the Owner, President, and CEO of Sage Vision. To read our conversation and learn

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Julie Hovey, New York State Commission for the Blind

Andy/ August 30, 2022/ accessibility, blindness

I’m Beeshernah Ceus, Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind’s student intern. Recently, I interviewed Julie Hovey, the New York State Commission for the Blind’s Associate Commissioner. The New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) assists individuals across the state of New York with accommodations, employment, and simply increasing their independence. Read more to learn about Julie and all of

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Josh Basile, Disability Rights Advocate and So Much More

Andy/ August 22, 2022/ accessibility, spinal cord injury

I’m Beeshernah Ceus, Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind’s student intern. I had the pleasure of speaking with Josh Basile, a disability rights advocate, Board Member of United Spinal Association, founder of Determined2Heal, trial attorney, and much more. Josh is a 4-5 quadriplegic and his involvement, passion, and advocacy in the disability community is so profound, his impact shines through

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The Helen Keller Services AccessAbility Awards

Andy/ July 1, 2022/ Uncategorized

The Helen Keller Services AccessAbility Awards was created to recognize companies, non-profit organizations and individuals who are using their talents and resources to support individuals who are DeafBlind, blind or have low vision and make the society more accessible and inclusive through their services, practices, products and workforce diversity efforts. We are overjoyed to receive Helen Keller Services 2022 AccessAbility

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Meet Accessible Pharmacy’s 2022 Student Intern: Beeshernah Ceus

Andy/ June 27, 2022/ Uncategorized, VISIONS Center on Blindness

My name is Beeshernah Ceus and I am a student intern working with Accessible Pharmacy. I was excited when I heard about this company because of its innovative way of supplying accessible medication for patients who experience vision and hearing loss. I am visually impaired and oftentimes find it difficult to read medication labels. I was born with an eye

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Blindness and Eye Drop Webinar Transcript

Andy/ June 23, 2022/ Uncategorized

Hi Everybody, and welcome to our first annual eye drop webinar. We are so so excited to be doing this in collaboration with the Chicago lighthouse. So we first want to give a huge thank you to everyone for tuning in, and then we also want to extend, you know, a great thank you to the Chicago lighthouse for putting

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Blindness and Eye Drops

Andy/ June 7, 2022/ chicago lighthouse, eye drops, HKNC

Blindness and Eye Drops Webinar: On June 22, 2022, please join us as we discuss tips and techniques for blind eye drop users. Speakers will include experts from The Chicago Lighthouse and Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind. This webinar will have a live ASL interpreter, and closed captioning. If you are unable to attend, still be sure to register

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National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC)

Andy/ March 16, 2022/ National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC)

The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) is primarily funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Their current NIDILRR funding is for a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment for Individuals with Blindness or Other Visual Impairments.The NRTC has also received research funding from the Institute of Education

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Breast Self Exam Instructions for Blind Women

Andy/ February 28, 2022/ breast cancer

How to Breast Self-Exam, narrated by Dr. Kim Kubek, M.D. What exactly is a breast self-exam? Many women fail to perform breast self-exams because they simply don’t know what’s normal. They don’t know how their breasts should feel. Normal breasts can be lumpy, and feel firm, especially at different times in your menstrual cycle. One breast can be larger than

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