Monthly Archives: May 2014

Did I Have a ‘Nano Stroke’?

We all have absent-minded moments sometimes. But recently I remembered something from not long before the stroke. One evening I was asked for my Apple password. Forgot? I had. The password had been there a moment back! I searched in … Continue reading

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Five patterns of vision loss

I gave a workshop on vision loss and wanted people to understand a little of what it’s like to have partial sight. Everyone blind or partially sighted is completely different from everyone else blind or partially sighted. In fact everyone, … Continue reading

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The Viking’s Paw

Nothing to do with stroke or vision loss, but I have another interesting disease, I’ve discovered. In the photograph above of my left hand I’ve outlined three small hard nodules beneath the skin. They are not very easy to see … Continue reading

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Can PowerPoint be Accessible?

Last week I was at a conference on disability and learning. I gave a workshop on vision loss and how it affects study and teaching. Running it taught me a lot, because in spite of being partially sighed I’d never … Continue reading

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