Human Interest

Tennis sessions for the blind and visually impaired people begin

Tennis sessions for the blind and visually impaired people begin - A visually impaired sports fan has set up tennis sessions for other blind and partially sighted people in Stockton.

Lees: Visually impaired Dragon Boat racers eyeing a world championship berth

Lees: Visually impaired Dragon Boat racers eyeing a world championship berth - Edmonton’s visually impaired Dragon Sight boat racing team will race in the annual Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival before racing in the World Dragon Boat Championships at Ravenna, Italy in early September.

App helps visually impaired teenager become author

App helps visually impaired teenager become author - A visually impaired teenager has used an app to help her publish her first novel.

Emirates Airline adapts in-flight entertainment to suit visually impaired travellers

Emirates Airline adapts in-flight entertainment to suit visually impaired travellers - In an industry first, the Dubai-based carrier is introducing an audio description option on part of its in-flight entertainment programming, opening up the content to visually-impaired passengers.

Visually impaired MLB writers/broadcasters excel at their jobs every day

Visually impaired MLB writers/broadcasters excel at their jobs every day - Hall of Fame baseball columnist Hal McCoy has been covering the Reds since 1972 - he’s also legally blind since 2003.  Read Ed Lucas’ piece about how, with a little help from technology and friends, that you can still be successful as a sportswriter or broadcaster despite a visual impairment.

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