Finding the right weights, figuring out the treadmill, working your way through a gym environment can be tricky with vision loss. Maria and Brian give their best advice to help ease any frustrations. Brian interviews Matt Leverington from the UK about his diagnosis and experiences living with LHON.

After becoming legally blind, losing our ability to drive is devastating. We have things to do, and places to go! So, how do we get to these various places? Maria and Brian talk about the transportation options they have used to maintain their Independence.

It seems that driverless cars will be up for grabs in a few years! But, what are the benefits for those who are disabled? Maria and Brian discuss how these cars might help employment and healthcare costs for people who can’t drive. Brian also talks to one of the few lawyers in our community, Locke Milholland from Raleigh, North Carolina.

Marie and Brian share a few recent experiences and pick a few recent Facebook posts that they found interesting enough to talk about! Plus, current information about the 2017 LHON conference coming up in June!

Maria shares some of her ideas for great holiday gifts, with Brian Talking about the Amazon Echo he wants. They take a look back at what a great first year it’s been, and are thankful to all who have supported this podcast!

Maria and Brian talk about the absence of facial expressions, nonverbal communication, and eye contact in their visually impaired lives. They share how they Interpret situations or people’s emotions by the voices they hear and the vibes they feel.

Brian and Maria discuss the pros and cons of living within an invisible disability. Brian talks with one of our International affected women. Maryse Roger, from France, shares her story and thoughts about living with LHON.