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

Enhancing Orientation and Mobility Skills

Enhancing Orientation and Mobility Skills

Enhancing Orientation & Mobility Skills Part 1 ‘The Touch-and-tap’ Method  While this picture is a cartoon sketch, and the type of cane is wrong (it’s a support cane and not mobility) it depicts someone helping another and that is how

Friday Friends: Spotlight on J Steele-Louchart

Friday Friends: Spotlight on J Steele-Louchart

Friday Friends Spotlight on J Steele-Louchart “Non-Traditional Orientation and Mobility Coach”  I recently met Justin through the PALS (Peer Advisor Life Support) program with VisionAware, an outreach site of the American Foundation for the Blind. I   was so impressed that he

Review of Mobility Matters

This morning, Kathryn Svendsen’s review of Mobility Matters went live.  Take a look at what she has to say!  Thrilled to share her thoughts on mobility in general and my mobility experience, in particular. The Kindle version goes on sale

What’s an “RP Moment”?

What’s an “RP Moment”?

Coping with Low Vision What’s an ‘RP Moment’? ***  ***  *** An RP Moment certainly isn’t something one would choose to have. It’s like having a root canal, you have to bear with the pain and just get through it, or like having  a