Blindness and SleepÉcrit le 23 janvier 2021
Neuroscientist Steven Lockley, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard, speaks about sleep and circadian disorders in people who are blind or partially sighted. We learn about the impact of reduced light exposure on our body clocks and how Professor Lockley's research can assist both blind and sighted people who have trouble sleeping. This is the January 23, 2020 episode
Emergency Preparedness for People with DisabilitiesÉcrit le 16 janvier 2021
Paralympian Ness Murby says that People with Disabilities are far from helpless during an emergency. With adequate preparation, People with Disabilities can stay safe during emergencies such as floods, fires, hurricanes, or power outages. Ness discusses the AMI Emergency Series. This is the January 16, 2021 episode.
Working Towards Mental WellnessÉcrit le 9 janvier 2021
Registered Social Worker Lisa Derencinovic discusses her work with the Sharing Support Group, run by Balance for Blind Adults in Toronto, which provides a supportive environment for blind and partially-sighted participants to collectively address mental health concerns. Lisa shares tips and tricks that allow us to build resiliancy in the face of the pandemic. This is the January 9, 2021 episode.