My theme for the 2021 Blogging from A to Z April Challenge is to give an overview of what it is like to be visually impaired and to break down misconceptions regarding the blind and low vision community.
I have heard it said that some people would choose death rather than losing their vision. I have heard some people think that vision loss is worse than death. I hope that the posts I have shared in this series have proved that vision loss is not a death sentence.
People who are blind or have low vision can and do lead full and productive lives. Yes, they may accomplish tasks differently than a person who is sighted but the task still gets done.
Blindness or low vision adds an extra layer of adventure into life but it does not stop life, instead it makes life more interesting.
Where there is a will there is a way. If you know someone who is blind or has low vision encourage them to follow their dreams and to live their lives because they have so much to contribute.
I know that this mindset can only be changed by sharing examples of what is possible. Click here to find out what is possible.