Meet Chris Downey, a blind architect who did not let his loss of sight stop him from continuing to live his life. He continues to design by implementing adaptive techniques such as tactile lines. Now, he designs with the blind in mind. Learn more about his story here.
Today I want to put a spotlight on the blog Bold Blind Beauty founded by Stephanae McCoy. She seeks to bring awareness to the fact that “real beauty transcends barriers”. She is visually impaired herself but that has not stopped her from building this amazing platform. On her blog you will find encouragement and tips regarding all aspects of life as a blind or visually impaired person.
She brings a spotlight to women on the move who are blind or visually impaired shining a light on there lives and talents. I know you will be encouraged when you read their stories.
On the site you will also find helpful tips when it comes to fashion and beauty. Here you will learn that vision loss or blindness does not stop someone from enjoying fashion and makeup. There are tips on how to put on makeup as well as how to find your style when it comes to fashion.
This blog also shines a spotlight on the white cane, working to remove the stigma that comes with this mobility tool. Abby makes the white cane a fashionable tool. She represents all blind and visually impaired woman that use a white cane. (Abby is an silhouette of a woman walking confidently with her cane)
Get your own Abby swag!
Below is a photo of a cool bag I purchased and I love it. It is a great way to educate people. This blog has been a blessing to me and I hope it will encourage you as well.