Rising Phoenix film from Netflix, image of 3 athletes with disabilities, silhouettes

Documentary on the Paralympics Coming to Netflix

If you haven’t heard of Rising Phoenix yet, you will be hearing more about it in the coming days, weeks and months. In this Netflix documentary, “elite athletes and insiders reflect on the Paralympic Games and examine how they impact a global understanding of disability, diversity and excellence.” But it’s not just a story of … Continued

Erik Weihenmayer Speaks Out about National Disability Employment Awareness Month

I am the American Foundation for the Blind’s CareerConnect Program Manager, which means that I manage our career exploration, job seeking skills, navigating the employment process, and e-mentoring program. APH CareerConnect is a part of the same AFB family of websites as VisionAware. I wanted to deliver a message from a friend to VisionAware readers … Continued

Dating When Blind or Visually Impaired – From Single and Ready to Mingle to Off the Market

Editors note: Guest blogger Joe Strechay is the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) CareerConnect Program Manager and is a prolific and well-known blogger for AFB. Joe: I have written on the American Foundation for the Blind’s Blog about online dating and how I met my wife. Prior to all of that, I wrote this … Continued