Social distancing and other guidelines related to COVID-19 present unique challenges – and possible safety hazards – for people who are blind or have vision loss. For example, signage or markers in supermarkets and pharmacies designed to help people maintain social distancing may not be readable or detectable to people with low vision.
May is Mental Health Month and this week’s Friday Five spotlights organizations providing resources and services for coping with depression or anxiety during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many workers out of their workplaces and into their homes. This proposes challenges including staying active, keeping one’s mental and emotional well-being in check, and cybersecurity. This week’s Friday Five focuses on strategies to help make that adjustment to working from home.