I am Visually Impaired and I use Glasses and a White Cane and a Cellphone

When you see someone using a white cane and wearing glasses you may have some questions. You may wonder if the person is actually blind. I want to bring awareness to the fact that blindness is on a spectrum. This means there can be someone with no light perception to someone that has some usable … Continue reading I am Visually Impaired and I use Glasses and a White Cane and a Cellphone

(C) Canes: White Canes, Colored Canes | A Tool that Provides Independence for Blind and Visually Impaired People (#AToZChallenge 2021)

The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge letter C graphic is available here. The white cane is not a walking stick, it is much more than that. The white cane is actually a tool that is used to detect obstacles and changes in elevation as a blind or visually impaired person walks along a … Continue reading (C) Canes: White Canes, Colored Canes | A Tool that Provides Independence for Blind and Visually Impaired People (#AToZChallenge 2021)

Reaction to the Documentary Planes Trains and Canes (Part 1)

Planes Trains and Canes is a mini documentary series by blind scientist and bioengineering professor Mona Minkara. In this series she documents her experiences as she travels independently to various countries. I found this documentary very informative and a great real life picture of what it is like to travel as a person who is … Continue reading Reaction to the Documentary Planes Trains and Canes (Part 1)

Spotlight: Bold Blind Beauty

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 … Continue reading Spotlight: Bold Blind Beauty