Navigating the Grocery Store

Navigating the Grocery Store

Enhancing Orientation and Mobility Skills  Part 2: Navigating Through the Grocery Store I’m certain my orientation and mobility instructor took me to navigate through Giant Eagle Grocery chain before attempting the super-centers so I wouldn’t feel too intimidated. The layout of the grocery

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It’s typical to measure our worth as we compare ourselves to others. Wherever I went, I struggled to feel confident about myself. In Japan, where everyone wants to blend in, my vision made me stand out.

My Japanese boyfriend oftentimes disassociated himself from me on the train as I tripped over roped off sections, traffic cones, school children seated on the ground–what or whoever was in my blind spot. When I looked up, he was several paces (or seats) away.