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Whether this is your first interaction with others in the albinism community or whether you’ve been involved since your earliest memory, we’re glad you’re here! We’ve put together some content that we hope will be helpful to you – regardless of your age – so take a look around. Also check back from time to time because some parts will change as we highlight information about careers, personal experiences and other points of interest.
Featured Article on Jobs
Learn about how people in the albinism community decide on career as well as tips and tricks for finding jobs.
Working for a Living by Kelsey Thompson
Featured Article on Vision Aids
Learn about vision aids that might be available to those with albinism.
Every person with albinism is intricately unique. Take a look at the following topics to see if any are of interest to you.
Featured Articles on Driving
Learn about how people in the albinism community decided to drive, or not, as well as tips and tricks for becoming a bioptic driver.
My Story as a DMV Edge Case: How to Battle Bureaucracy and Win by Hannah Birch, ProPublica
The View from the Passenger’s Seat by Kelsey Thompson
Featured Article on College
Learn about topics related to applying to college and college life.
Alex’s College Tips by Alex Carrillo
Featured Article on Dating & Mating
It’s hard for everyone, but if you don’t drive, or if you have a unique appearance, dating and mating can be even more challenging.
Let’s Talk About Love by Kelsey Thompson
Featured Article on Parenting without Pigment
How can I parent when I can’t drive my kid to soccer or ballet? How can I help my children react to the comments of their friends? Learn from others in the albinism community.
Inquire 2 Inspire: Parenting without Pigment by Kathi Garza
Featured Article on Aging with Albinism
As we age, suddenly we’re not sure about what’s normal and what’s not. Learn from others in the albinism community.
My Adventure in Cataract Surgery by June Waugh
Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) and Chediak Higashi Syndrome (CHS)
More information regarding the symptoms and treatments for these rare types of albinism can be found at www.hpsnetwork.org.