Today, Nearsighted welcomes a post by blind singer and actress Caitlin Hernandez.
There are certain times when family, friends, and specialists, however diligent, well-meaning, and highly-trained, cannot find catch-all solutions. Patience, expertise, and time aren’t always enough to help a soldier fight depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Bullying and ostracism wear on many teens, but for those who are raising younger siblings or supporting other family members, the effects can be devastating. And for individuals who have lost sight or haven’t been adequately taught to adapt to blindness, the clamor of the outside world can be next to impossible to navigate. Read More