For the past couple of weeks, my Google Alert for “blindness” has been blowing up about some YouTuber who “cured blindness for 1,000 people.” Now, I am not saying that what this person did was curing blindness or not, what frustrates me is how much press was generated on proving or disproving this claim, while the 70% unemployment rate among working age Americans who are blind is hardly e[...]
After years of going seemingly unnoticed at the state Legislature, the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind had an especially productive 2018 session.
In a speech Thursday, Ducey said everyone knows that the ability to read is "an invaluable skill.'' He said that's part of the reason he put money into this year's budget to restore state funding for full-day kindergarten, albeit only for students at schools with the highest percentage of students in poverty.
Tapping white canes and carrying signs reading “white cane = competent traveler,” more than 100 blind people and their advocates stormed the Capitol on October 19 to protest assumptions about, and state practices regarding, the blind.
After 24 years of running cafeterias in government buildings, including eight years at the helm of the Capitol’s No. 1 eatery, Val Luttenberger is hanging up her apron.