Tagged: vision impairment

demystfying albinism: skin deep 7

Demystifying Albinism: Skin Deep

Welcome to my ongoing series on demystifying albinism. Before you get settled in I recommend you check out my previous posts on the following topics: Demystifying Albinism: The Power of Popular Perception Demystifying Albinism:...

NEW CHALLENGES 19

New Challenges for Gilbert

For Gilbert, 2015 has started off with a bang so far. One week into the school year and we’ve already been advised of two camps that he’ll be able to attend this year – as...

18

What He Sees

I dubbed today “vision day” as it involved a trip to the opthalmologist for Gilbert’s regular check-up, followed by a visual scanning training session with Vision Australia. The day didn’t get off to a...

8

Dual Diagnosis Dilemma

I am acutely aware that I don’t talk much about Gilbert’s albinism on the blog. It’s not because I think it doesn’t merit more attention – it does, it deserves much more focus than...

Master Six - www.myhometruths.com 8

Yes, he is very blonde, isn’t he?

This a common remark I seem to always make whenever people notice how very white Gilbert’s hair is – he has albinism, so it is as light as hair can be.  Most of the...

Master Six - www.myhometruths.com 5

Master Six

My eldest son turns 7 in March and is a ball of energy all the time.  Apparently he has no stop button – trust me I have tried and failed to find one!  He is exceptionally bright and is forever asking questions which is quite exhausting for m…