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  1. NE Med Center Article about Pollpeter FamilyArticle

    Read an article from the NE Med Center's newsletter about the Pollpeter family. It addresses diabetic pregnancy and blind parenting.

  2. Pollpeter Family's NE Med Center commercialLink

    Check out Bridgit, Ross and Declan Pollpeter's NE Ned Center commercial. They discuss Bridgit's pregnancy and being blind parents.

  3. Giving Eye DropsArticle

    The biggest problems pertaining to giving eye drops as a blind parent are: (a) fear of wasting medicine, and (b) fear of sticking your poor kiddo in the eye with the nozzle of the dropper. both can be dealt with.

  4. WonderBaby.Org WebsiteLink

    WonderBaby.org, a project funded by Perkins School for the Blind, is dedicated to helping parents of young children with vision impairments & multiple disabilities.

  5. Utah Parent Center WebsiteLink

    The Utah Parent Center helps parents help their children with disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community.

  6. Surviving Teen Driving: Tips for Blind Parents by Judy JonesArticle

    Article in the January 2008, Braille Monitor

  7. National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC)Link

    Founded in 1983, the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children is a national membership organization of parents and friends of blind children.

  8. NOAH: Connecting the Albinism CommunityVideo

    NOAH: (National Organization of Albinism and Hypopigmentation). Connecting the Albinism Community

  9. NFB's Reach for Your Dreams: Jake OlsonAudio

    13 year old Jake Olson tells how he was able to achieve success despite the obstacles he encountered.

  10. An Overview of Retinopathy of PrematurityAudio

    Braille Institute Telephone Lecture: Dr. Bill Takeshita gives an overview of retinopathy of prematurity. Vision problems characteristic of premature infants.

  11. An Overview of Optic Nerve HypoplasiaAudio

    Dr. Borchert discusses Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, his current research and answers questions from a telephone audience.

  12. Anatomy of Eye & Common Eye Conditions in ChildrenAudio

    Dr. Bill Takeshita discusses common causes of vision impairment among children.

  13. www.seedlings.orgLink

    Braille books for children at cheap prices!

  14. Changing a diaperArticle

    A few years back, the topic of how one goes about changing a diaper came up on the Blind Parents discussion list. (The Blind Parents discussion list is a mailing list where blind parents talk about raising children while blind.) Here is what I sent the group as a response (with minor edits and clarifications).

  15. Raising a Blind Child 101: Join the NOPBC! by Laura WeberArticle

    Article, written by Laura Weber, current President of the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC) when daughter was 5 years old.

  16. Future Reflections, a magazine for parents and teachers of blind children. Link

    Future Reflections is a magazine for parents and teachers of blind children. Future Reflections is available free of charge to subscriber addresses in the United States.

  17. The Utah Parents of Blind Children (UPBC) BlogLink

    The Utah Parents of Blind Children (UPBC) blog with upcoming activities, resources, and contact information.

  18. Straight Talk About Vision Loss, Episode 37Video

    Mark Riccobono chats with Laura Weber, President of the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children.