Demystifying Albinism: Skin Deep

Welcome to my ongoing series on demystifying albinism. Before you get settled in I recommend you check out my previous posts on the following topics: Demystifying Albinism: The Power of Popular Perception Demystifying Albinism: Seeing Red Demystifying Albinism: Shades...

Albinism 101

June 13 is International Albinism Awareness Day. My son will be giving a series of talks to classes at his school next week in the lead up to the day. I’m so proud of him and his desire to share his knowledge with his peers. Although I suspect he’s more...

Demystifying Albinism: Shades of Pale

Many people don’t understand that albinism is not just a single condition. There are many forms of albinism – the term itself is actually a broad description of several inherited conditions, all characterised by a lack of pigmentation (melanin) and...