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OrCam Discount for ACB Members

OrCam MyEye 2 wearable assistive technology can empower and enable you to be more independent. The MyEye 2 can support you in education, employment and improve quality of life, allow you access to visual information by converting images into sounds, read discretely into your ear in real-time. Your ACB membership entitles you up to a …

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Doctors use CRISPR editing in the body to reverse blindness caused by Leber congenital amaurosis

Scientists have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time, a new frontier for efforts to operate on DNA, the chemical code of life, to treat diseases. A patient recently had it done at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland for an inherited form …

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Social Security Administration to remove English communication disability benefit rule

The Social Security Administration is working to modernize the rules and standards used to evaluate how disability benefits are determined. The Administration will no longer be using the inability to communicate in English as a factor in awarding disability benefits. effective April 27, 2020, The change eliminates the education category–inability to communicate in English from …

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