We are all the same on the inside
Vision loss and blindness ~By Blaine and Jessica
Somewhere in the world, someone goes blind every few seconds.
80% of all blindness is preventable or curable.
Rates of blindness will double by the year 2020 unless prevention efforts are greater than they are now
It is estimated that at least 7 million people go blind every year.
Africa averages just one ophthalmologist for every 1.25 million people.
They help lead blind people.
They help blind people see different shades and contrasts.
Uses touch so blind people can feel the alphabet.
3 words of advice
Don't base what you think of a person on what is different about them
If you see a blind person having trouble finding a nearby object, politely tell them where it is.