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Guide dog
Rebecca Eden/Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
John McDevitt
May 28, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Guide dogs perform extraordinary tasks for their visually impaired owners every day. But one thing they can’t do: judge 6 feet between other humans. Read more here.
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Overbrook Educational Center playground
Caroline Robinson/Overbrook Educational Center
Charlotte Reese
February 02, 2020 - 1:56 pm
About one-third of students at West Philly’s Overbrook Educational Center are blind or visually impaired. So when Meredith Foote became the principal in 2014, she had one goal: create an inclusive playground for all students. Read more here.
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Lego's Braille Bricks
Lego
April 25, 2019 - 1:13 pm
By Emily Dixon (CNN) -- Lego has unveiled a new project aimed at helping blind and visually impaired children learn Braille in a "playful and engaging way." Lego Braille Bricks, a concept originally proposed to the toy company by two charities, will allow children to learn the touch writing system...
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KMOV Blind man puts up brilliant Christmas display
KMOV
December 25, 2018 - 11:23 am
By Marielle Mohs ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Richard Guzman has been hanging Christmas lights on every edge, corner and window sill of his home in on Nottingham Ave. in South Hampton for the last 25 years, but he's been doing it without any vision. Guzman is completely blind, yet doesn't use assistance or...
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Philip Storey (left) performed surgery on Rasaan Urquhart's (right) eye at Wills Eye Hospital back in February following a fireworks incident. Storey warns of the dangers of shooting off fireworks, especially during the Fourth of July.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2018 - 5:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With larger fireworks now legally available in Pennsylvania, doctors are warning of the increased danger of eye injuries on the Fourth of July. On the night of the Eagles Super Bowl win, Rasaan Urquhart of Northeast Philadelphia was celebrating on Cottman Avenue with...
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