vision loss technology

YouTube

So you've just been diagnosed with some form of low vision (macular degeneration, glaucoma, or a myriad of other diagnoses) and you're not sure how you're going to do things around the house anymore.  Or maybe you've heard of a new adaptive device and you don't know if it is right for you.  

There are many ways that you can go about researching what to ask your doctor, how to do your laundry or cook with low vision, what device is best for your particular needs and uses.  But one research tool that can give you a broad spectrum of results is YouTube!

http://abcnews.go.com/US/california-girl-12-creates-tools-technology-visually-impaired/story?id=41571866

12-year-old Hari Bhimaraju of Cupertino, California, has always been fascinated by science and technology, and she's putting her skills to good use by creating tools for the visually impaired.