Disability: Relationship Burden

(Note: This blog entry was originally posted on Jan’s website after coming across this article from the New York Times.)   To Whom It May Concern,   This is not the first time anyone has asked if having a disability means being a “burden” in a relationship. I believe such questions require or at least deserve honesty, … Read more

Dealing With Blindness And The Covid-19 Pandemic: Part Two – Up With The Static And The Radio Waves

(Note: This is the second in a three part series. Part one was inspired by our recent podcast, focuses on self-isolation and can be found here. It also contains links to Canadian and American mental health resources. The final entry deals with being around others again and can be found here.)   Although technology often … Read more

Our Favourite Podisodes (So Far…)

Earlier today on social media, we shared a Spotify playlist of our 10 favourite podisodes.   For anyone new to the podcast, we think this is a good place to start. From episode one to 31, we tried including content that touched on our personal lives, accessibility, education, technology, media and the fun we have … Read more

Addressing The Few Blind Negatives Of Disney+

A lot has changed since we shared our thoughts in November, but how Can Disney+ Improve ItS Service For The Blind?   Full disclosure: Despite this entry’s title, Disney+ has undergone several tweaks to help disabled users. Going above and beyond , the developers built-accessibility features into their apps from day one and still refine the … Read more

Hello Operator

Welcome to Blind Luminations, your source for being married to blindness.   If you’re reading this blog entry, it means we’re no longer just an awesome podcast, we’re also an awesome website too! In addition to our weekly podisodes, we’ll be using this outlet to share any experiences or interests that don’t fit on the … Read more