“I think the more people with disabilities explain how they see things, explain their view of the world, their place in the world, the way they handle things, the more other people can accept what is different and learn from that experience as well.”
- Caitlin Smith, Singer and Songwriter
Individuals with achromatopsia (rod monochromatism or blue cone monochromatism) and/or their family members are invited to submit their stories.
Please email your stories to: E-mail. Please submit these as MSWord documents, Apple Pages documents, or in email form. Submitting these to us provides your permission to present these on this website. But, you may at any time, request removal of your materials. We reserve the right to make minor edits. Please avoid using the names of any specific individuals including doctors. Only your first name will be used. Or only initials will be used, if you request. Pictures are welcome and encouraged! If possible, please send them by email attachments as jpeg files. Hard copies of pictures can be sent to our mailing address but cannot be returned.
Here are some ideas to help you write your story. Please feel free to write whatever you feel is important. The areas below are just guides to help you think about your story. You can submit just a few sentences or several pages. You can just discuss one issue or write your entire story. Please email your stories to E-mail.