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As Far As The Eye Can See
Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
As blindness overtakes his world, the author grapples with the changes in his life through a series of insightful essays aimed at himself and those who remain behind in the sighted realm. He invites you to share his experience, hoping you will see your environment, your work and your loved ones as you have never seen them before.
Blind Courage
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
As a small boy in the 1920s, David Ronald Johnston was blinded when a dental procedure went horribly wrong. That did not stop him living a remarkably full life, he took on senior positions within Oxfam, beating 500 other candidates to win the post of Regional Organiser. His daughter Linda has written this book as a tribute to her father.
Best Podcasts: People with Disabilities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
An annotated guide to 24 podcasts by and about people with disabilities. Includes 12 podcasts about physical disabilities, and 12 about neurodiversity and mental health issues. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts on these topics and for those who recommend podcasts to others.
Drops of Sunshine
Price: Free! Words: 24,590. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Working as lifeguard at a camp for the blind seems like the perfect escape for Nina. But the job isn't the escape she wanted. Can embracing her truth help her heal and reveal possibilities she never imagined?
The Third Earth — The Beta-Earth Chronicles: Book Five
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,390. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book 5 in the popular Blind Alien series! Immerse yourself in an extraordinary universe revealed by the most original storytelling you’ll ever experience. “Science fiction yes, but so much more.”
VoiceOver With the Brailliant Braille Display
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer literacy, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware / personal computers / Macintosh
Are you a newly blind, or deafblind, person who needs to learn to use a braille display to read and write again? Build a foundation to screen reader use with the Brailliant braille display to communicate with VoiceOver on the Mac. Familiarize unfamiliar screen reader terms in order to develop and expand knowledge. Seamlessly use a computer as well as before sight loss.
The Blind History Lady Presents: Albert Gonzales; New Mexico's Blind Man of Firsts
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Albert Gonzales came from a family that touched much of the New Mexico History from the 1850's on up through today. Albert, a blind attorney, and much, much more left his mark in New Mexico history with some of his legal cases involving Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and Reies Tijerina. Blinded in an accident, he discovered that any help or support for him as a blind man was almost non-existent.
A Blind Man In Rhinocolura
Series: The Rhinocolura Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Please be merciful to me! Please help me!” a blind man who was standing in front of the Al Arish exclaimed in the Egyptian tongue to passengers who had just arrived at the seaport of Rhinocolura. The passengers just came from Raphia, and had just crossed the River of Egypt.
The Blind History Lady Presents; George Tannehill
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
George Tannehill became a teacher at the Iowa College for the Blind in the late 1860's while a student, after losing his vision as a young adult. From then on, he was the math teacher that even his sighted peers in education wished they could be. His blind students were far better at college level math than most in the state of Iowa. George also was a politician, community builder and leader.
The Blind History Lady Presents' Gussie Mast and Her Siblings
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A story of Gussie Mast and her other disabled siblings go through the changes in the education of the blind and indeed, the education and employment options for the disabled in the state of California from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's. Although each child in the family presented with the same background, education and support services, little that they were at that time, found very different.