What it’s like to be color One in every 76 Americans has some form of color blindness, which means they can’t perceive differences between certain colors, according to the National Institute (nei.nih.gov).
The tricky thing about colour blindness is that many people don’t know they are colour blind until they get tested (40% of colour blind pupils currently leaving secondary school are unaware that they are colour blind)...Want more info? Want to see if you are colour blind?
Apps for Eyes: Colorblind Vision, lets users choose their specific deficiency and compensates colors accordingly. This is one of a host of new tools and research which promise to improve life for the estimated 32 million Americans—8% of men and 0.5% of women—who have some degree of colorblindness. via wsj #App #Colorblind_Vision
Dr. Naseem Fakhereddeen, Specialist in Ophthalmology, gives us an insight on Colour Blindness In the retina (the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye), there are two types of cells that detect light: rods and ...
There’s no “secret” to interacting with people who are blind. They just want to be treated like everybody else, with courtesy and respect. So relax and act naturally. Just be considerate of the fact that you can see and they cannot. Here are six suggestions that will make your next interaction with someone who is blind easier and more comfortable.
Corey, a fourth-grader, explains how his color deficiency caused problems in kindergarten. Along the way Corey learns about the special way he sees colors. Written by a parent, advised by an optometrist