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Category Archives: PAB Blog

Holiday 2018

9-11 Survivor Speaks on Assistive Technology at Pennsylvania Association for the Blind Conference

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Spring 2018 Newsletter –

PA Assoc. for the Blind  announces the retirement of their CEO, Elaine Welch.  Read a message from her along with articles regarding “Fostering Independence Through Assistive Technology”      

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Low Vision is any visual impairment not correctable by standard glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery that interferes with a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. Low Vision can result from a variety of diseases, disorders, and injuries to the eyes.   Currently, there are over 14 million Americans and about 135 million people around […]

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Announcing Mobile Friendly Site

We are pleased to announce a mobile friendly site ….please let us know what you think    

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The leading cause of vision impairment for individuals over 50 is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Approximately 15 million Americans are affected by this, with 200,000 new cases reported annually. What is AMD? AMD is a progressive condition which causes blurry or blank spots in your central vision when the macula is damaged. The macula is […]

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