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Images of the Blind on Public Radio vs. Realities of Life as a Blind Person

The last time I climbed on this soapbox was about the story on public radio about echolocation. Now Radio Lab has a story about a gal seeing with her tongue: … 487 more words


Slalom Courses and Off Piste ....

It’s not just High Streets, but almost any street can produce the ‘Slalom Course’ effect.  We spent several days of our two weeks at the Sherborne Hotel practicing for these conditions.   916 more words

Visual Impairment

Guide Dogs Vs. Seeing Eye Dogs

There is a difference between a guide dog and a Seeing Eye Dog.

Ever since I learned about this, I’ve been noticing more that people often make this common mistake. 215 more words

A Cane and a Guide Dog

by Jenny Marie

I swing my cane back and forth, next to me my friend with less vision than I, moves more smoothly. There is a difference in us that everyone can see. 467 more words



If you read my last blog, you know that I find a lot of these “RP Truths” to be very relevant and I can relate to them a lot. 932 more words

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Year of the Dog Day 276

I popped into town today with Tim and Ethan. On the way home in the car I spotted a beautiful trainee Guide Dog so I got Tim to pull over so I could say hello! 199 more words