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Blind and visually impaired locals look to help by churning out masks

Sewing is an art that requires precision, but during a global pandemic, it can also be a way to stay employed. “[Without this] I’d probably be laid off,” Joseph Busia Jr. said. “This gives me a reason to get up in the morning. I feel I’m helping people.”

VisionCorps day camp provides opportunities for children with vision problems during coronavirus pandemic

The VisionCorps day camp provides opportunities for children with vision loss and is finding a way to still help children during the coronavirus pandemic. WGAL photojournalist Tyler Schwind visited the camp.

Low-Vision Tips on OT Podcast

Marlene Snow, a fellow low vision OT from Oklahoma, invited me to be her guest on a podcast she created, titled Low Vision OT Podcast. In my episode, which dropped on July 24, 2020, I highlighted VisionCorps and how our organization works with clients.

How blind and visually impaired people in Lancaster County are making a difference during the pandemic

They're some of the heroes of the pandemic—making masks and bottling disinfectants even while living with disabilities.

VisionCorps Produces Masks

VisionCorps is now producing non-surgical, reusable face masks to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been awarded production orders and contracts by Lancaster County and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

WGAL Report on VisionCorps Mask Production

Find out how VisionCorps is making face masks to help out during the pandemic. WGAL-TV's Susan Shapiro stopped by the production workplace to interview Dennis Steiner, president and CEO, and workers about this project.

Nonprofits VisionCorps and Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic feel impact of halted services

These stories were originally published near the beginning of April. Information may have changed. These vignettes will be published intermittently as part of a series on COVID-19's impact on nonprofits.

Closet Organizing 101

Stuck at home? What better time than now to consider organizing you closet! I know what you are thinking, how am I going to do that? Please consider these tips and tricks to transform your closet into an organized space!

All About Glaucoma

Since January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, what better time to learn more about Glaucoma (even if we are at the end of the month)? Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damages the optic nerve, often due to abnormally high pressure in the eye (Mayo Clinic, 2018).

Charles Bonnet Syndrome

Have you experienced visual hallucinations following vision loss or a decline in your vision? It is thought that roughly 20% to 50% of people who experience significant vision loss suffer from Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS).

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