Category Archives: Visual Impairment

Awarding Scholarships


Each year Foundation For Sight and Sound takes great pride in being able to award graduating high school seniors with scholarships to help them in continuing their education. Scholarships are awarded to students that are hard-of-hearing as well as students … Continue reading


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Reflections of a 100 Mile Bike Ride


As part of my existence of living life to its fullest, one of the things I do is I look for ways to raise funds for Foundation For Sight & Sound.  As it turns out my wife and I enjoy … Continue reading


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Scholarship Winners!!


Foundation for Sight and Sound proudly announces the 2013/2014 scholarship winners! The National Help America Hear Scholarship winners are; Megan from Newman, GA and Kray from Winner, SD. They will be awarded $500.00 each and they each receive a pair … Continue reading


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Phone Calls that Change Lives Part One


Every day at the Foundation for Sight and Sound, I have the opportunity to talk to people around the country on the phone and although I am conveying the same information every call is unique and personal in its own … Continue reading


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Weather for the Blind


Weather Or Not: Blind and Visually Impaired Cane Travelers In Bad Weather The deadline for The Foundation for Sight and Sound scholarship applications is fast approaching. In honor of the Foundation’s college scholarships for blind and visually impaired students, we … Continue reading


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New Resource for Blind or Low-vision Visitors at the U.S. Capitol


Visitors to the U.S. Capitol who are blind or have low-vision now have a helpful new resource: an audio-descriptive tour of Exhibition Hall in the Capitol Visitor’s Center. With direction from the Congressional Accessibility Services Board, this tour was developed … Continue reading


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SUMMER TIME TIPS FOR VISUALLY AND HEARING IMPAIRED


NOTES FROM MICHELLE Summertime is here! It’s the season full of BBQ’s, going in pool, hot weather, heading to the nearest beach, hanging out with family and friends and of course trying to stay cool. This is also the time … Continue reading


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