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
Letter of Advice to Vision-Impaired Folks *** Dear Friends, Where are you in the vision loss spectrum? Maybe your loss is gradual and you can’t imagine you need anything to help you get around. I didn’t need anything, for certain.
My older brother, Mike, is so observant. If he sees someone in uniform, he always stops to thank that person and humbly shakes his / her hand. This week he saw some people pushing a car into a driveway from the road.
Since my vision loss, it hasn’t been safe for me to ride a bike even in my hometown. But yesterday I read a post on the VisionAware site, where I serve as a peer adviser. The article was about the benefits of tandem riding. This infused me with new hope! I never considered riding “a bicycle built for two.”
Do you want to know some good tips that will help you communicate and assist those with vision impairments? Some do’s and don’ts from me!