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How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

Over the weekend, an image went viral of a woman holding a blindness cane and using a phone at the same time. Many people assumed that the woman was faking her vision impairment because she was looking down at her phone. The reality is, many […]

Incorporating Blindness Canes into Halloween Costumes

I started using a blindness cane about two months before Halloween, and found myself wondering how I was going to incorporate my blindness cane into a Halloween costume for a party I was invited to. I knew I wanted my cane to be part of […]

Decoding The Tips of Blindness Canes

Decoding The Tips of Blindness Canes

Last night, I was telling my friend about my first blindness cane that I had bought, long before I knew about how there are different tips for blindness canes. My first cane was awkward to use and frequently got stuck in sidewalk cracks because I […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

My friend and I were talking the other day and they asked me how I had learned to navigate the hallways of my school before I started using a blindness cane. I learned many different orientation and mobility techniques on my own, and still use […]

Five Myths About Assistive Technology

Five Myths About Assistive Technology

Five common assumptions about assistive technology- my 200th post!

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

The meaning of blindness cane colors and what the color of a blindness cane can tell you about someone’s sight loss.

How Pillow Pets Help Me Navigate My Bedroom

How Pillow Pets Help Me Navigate My Bedroom

How I reduced the amount of bruises I got from running into objects, using Pillow Pets stuffed animals. Great orientation and mobility hack!

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

Accessibility features in the new Metro cars that help passengers who are blind or have low vision

Visiting the New England Aquarium

Visiting the New England Aquarium

A guide to visiting the New England Aquarium in Boston, with a special focus on guests with vision impairments

Happy 2nd Anniversary

Happy 2nd Anniversary

A special post for the best guide I have