Agnosia is the disorder in which one is unable to recognize their surroundings, such as people, places , or things. For example, those who are diagnosed with agnosia will have a hard time recognizing the identity of their families, the sound of a sneeze, or their own house. Agnosia can result from brain injury, stroke, developmental disorders, or overexposure to environmental toxins. Continue reading
Do not take your eyes for granted because if you lose your ability to see, it will dramatically change the way you live the rest of your life. With the gift of vision, we are able to accomplish anything that we want to do in our daily lives, through communication and interaction with our community, which we are able to do because of our sight. In other words, our vision is like the foundation of life, since our success in life relies on our vision. I’m not trying to say that if you are blind, then you can’t be successful, but those who can see will have a significantly higher success rate because the ability to see is a huge advantage, since it will make communication and learning easier, resulting in a better life socially and academically. Those who are blind are still about to accomplish the same goals and even more than those who are not, but they have to face the fact that they have may be limited in what they can do.