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The Albinism Alliance Group (TAAG) Salutes You! 

This section is designed to inspire and encourage, based on real life accomplishments. Many TAAG Promo Imagemembers of the albinism community aspire to do great things. Around the world our peers are doing more and we would like to recognize all efforts of The Albinism Alliance Groups members and show the world what we can do. Everything we present will be an effort to highlight the positive to show parents of the next generation there are great options for their children's future.

 

Thank you for following a "Featured Members" section and to be featured on our site, email us at info@albinism-alliance.org. Please write a short bio, add a picture at work or in your uniform if applicable. Tell us what assistive technology you use if any to reduce visual limitations. If you do not work for a traditional employer then tell us what you are passionate about and how you want to motivate the next generation.

Although true beauty comes from within, there is nothing wrong with enhancing what you have. Celebrate the Beauty of Albinism Albinism in minority ethnicity, can really set persons with condition, apart from their peers.  Many young ladies start experimenting with styles and looks that are popular, after puberty. There is aContinue Reading

Albinism and Respect for persons with Albinism

We are more than the superficial characteristics of our person, but everywhere we look someone is finding a way to bring attention to things that trouble them and become a leader in their own right, by being he solution to their issue. (in theory it sounds good…. but is thatContinue Reading

Well, The Albinism Alliance Group is soaring to new heights with the continuation of our new interactive web-mag! I am super excited about many of the updates and the out pour of support from friends and family, helping to get the word out. TAAG just celebrated it’s twelfth anniversary inContinue Reading

Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1 Synonym: OCA1. Includes: Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1A (OCA1A), Oculocutaneous Albinism Type 1B (OCA1B)   Characteristics. Oculocutaneous albinism type 1 (OCA1) is characterized by hypopigmentation of the skin and hair and the distinctive ocular changes found in all types of albinism, including: nystagmus; reduced iris pigment with irisContinue Reading

Individuals with all variations of OCA1 have white or nearly white scalp hair, brows, and lashes; white skin; and blue irides with extensive transillumination at birth. The presence of white scalp hair at birth should not be the exclusive clinical criterion for OCA1 because some persons with OCA2 may seemContinue Reading

Oculocutaneous albinism type 2 (OCA2) is characterized by hypopigmentation of the skin and hair and the characteristic ocular changes found in all types of albinism, including nystagmus; reduced iris pigment with iris translucency; reduced retinal pigment with visualization of the choroidal blood vessels on ophthalmoscopic examination; foveal hypoplasia associated withContinue Reading

In 2014 The Albinism Alliance Group is working on our official publication “the ab-experience”, so that we may give parents of children with albinism an outlet to observed the AB Community and positive adults with albinism in the most favorable light! We are featuring members of the community who wantContinue Reading

What’s On Your Mind? www.albinism-alliance.org It is up to us to make time to make a difference. If there is something in your life, which is impacting you in a way that you don’t like; look for ways to change this. Day in and day out, we go about ourContinue Reading

Working Together in the Albinism Community “celebrating the beauty of albinism” The publication is envisioned to bring a positive message from the AB Community to the World. There are so many people that have a misconception of what it means to have albinism and what it is to be aContinue Reading

Print Magazine Idea Transitions to Functional Web-Mag This webmag has been in the works for sometime and was suggested by The Albinism Alliance Groups member and supporter, Charles O. Parks in 2009. Loads of feedback was taking in just to get to this point.  However, this will truly be theContinue Reading