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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 […]

How A TSA Pre-Check Helps Me As A Visually Impaired Traveler

How A TSA Pre-Check Helps Me As A Visually Impaired Traveler

Get through TSA screenings in minutes and avoid taking everything out of your carry on for $17 a year.

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!

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Walking the halls of high school with an immobilizing leg brace- great for students with short and long term injuries and conditions

How Do People with Vision Impairments… Use the Bus System?

How Do People with Vision Impairments… Use the Bus System?

How to use the bus system with low vision/blindness and master college and city buses

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

Important addresses to keep in college, great for orientation and mobility instruction