The word blind is a noun. Blind means (1) something that keeps things out or hinders sight, (2) a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters), (3) something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity, (4) people who have severe visual impairments.
Blind is also a verb that means (1) make dim by comparison or conceal, (2) make blind by putting the eyes out, (3) render unable to see.
Blind is also an adjective that means (1) unable or unwilling to perceive or understand, (2) not based on reason or evidence.
Blind is also an adjective that means (1) unable to see.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word blind.
Browse this blind organization directory for information about blind organizations throughout the United States of America. The photograph on this page depicts a blind man sitting on a park bench with his cane and seeing-eye dog.
Window blinds are available in various materials, most notably natural wood, composite wood, faux wood, aluminum, and vinyl. Learn more with this guide to window blind materials.
Check out this blinds retailer directory for information about window blind and door blind retailers in the United States. The close-up photo on this web page depicts wood blinds.
Freedom Scientific produces assistive and adaptive technology for individuals who are blind, or how low vision or learning disabilities. The website contains information about products that can take notes, translate documents into Braille, screen magnification devices, and the accessories which go with these products. Also online are links to support services and training.
The following articles provide recent blind-related news.
Kate Merton, head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS New York, Boston and Philadelphia, discusses how big companies can stay true to their values, figure out their blind spots, and create cultures of generosity.
By Sanyin Siang, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 21 Jan 2019 11:07:00 -0500.
A British company plans to launch a Braille e-reader for blind people this year that should greatly enhance their reading experience and spare them from lugging around hefty print volumes.
Reuters. Monday, 14 Jan 2019 13:00:19 -0500.
A social worker tried to tell him about "career alternatives" after he lost his sight, but Chris Downey wasn't about to stop being an architect. Lesley Stahl reports.
CBS News. Sunday, 13 Jan 2019 23:53:38 +0000.
A rare condition that left Simon Wheatcroft completely blind by age 27 has not slowed the marathon runner down, as he tests new technologies he hopes will help the visually-impaired
CBS News. Sunday, 06 Jan 2019 16:21:26 +0000.
A former "Apprentice" star has been left almost blind with shattered cheekbones after being punched in the face for her phone in a brutal mugging.
Holly Christodoulou. Fox News. Wednesday, 26 Dec 2018 15:15:53 GMT.