January 23, 1949
Pearl River, Louisiana
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
Age at Diagnosis
Prognosis or Current State of
Stable at this time
No one else in the family is affected.
Impact on My Life
At first, not much, but later I hid in the house for years. Now I am going to college.
Made me closer to my family.
I use a screen reader on the computer(JFW),
Braille for some reading and labels.
White cane for travel.
More About Me
I am the mother of two and grandmother of three. I like going out to eat, reading, taking long walks, swimming, and playing on the computer.