MASTERING AIR TRAVEL AS A BLIND PERSON: PACKING

In the last blog, I talked about checking-in at the airport and dealing with customer service representatives. In this post I’ll look at luggage and packing. Packing. I’ve deliberately waited to discuss packing until I was able to give some small sense as to what the experience of confronting an airport as a blind person is like. As anyone who has

HOW DO YOU GIVE DIRECTIONS TO SOMEONE WHO IS BLIND? PART 2

As I discussed in my last post, giving directions to someone who is blind sometimes means rethinking how we use visual language like “over there” and “here” that we are used to using when the other person can see what we’re talking about. In this post, I’ll be looking at a few other things to keep in mind when offering

VISKEY, THE VISABLE KEYBOARD NOW AVAILABLE

Viskey is an alternative keyboard that can be used with iPhone, iPad,and  iPod touch. It provides large text and good contrast. Existing text can be viewed in a large font adjustable by using cursor keys. Viskey is helpful to many people with vision issues ranging from those who only need reading glasses to users with low vision. The features for low

How Do You Give Directions to Someone Who Is Blind? Part 2

Give Directions: Compass pointing to the word Trust

As I discussed in my last post, giving directions to someone who is blind sometimes means rethinking how we use visual language like “over there” and “here” that we are used to using when the other person can see what we’re talking about. In this post, I’ll be looking at a few other things to keep in mind when offering

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