Month: May 2017

What Is A CCTV And How Does It Help Me To See

What is that big computer screen thingamajig set up on your table?”  That’s what they ask. “It’s one of the most important pieces of visual assistive devices in my house. It helps me to see!”  That’s what I say. So what is it? It’s…

Not All Blind People | Rachel Finlay 

In my 29 years on the planet, it took me 23 of them to properly admit something to myself: I’m blind. It shouldn’t be a surprise but just like for sighted people, I didn’t grow up with a realistic idea of what being blind…

My Transition From Sighted Mom to Blind Mom

With Mother’s Day upon us here in the states, RNIB Connect Radio (UK) asked me to talk a little bit about my transition from a sighted mom to a mom who is legally blind. To say it was incredibly difficult would be an understatement. I had so many…

How Helping The Blind Can Create A Healthier You

I’ve been a student at the Braille Institute in San Diego for about two years now, and I recently added the title of “Volunteer” to my badge. Yes… I’m crossing over the bridge to a place where helping others, such as the blind, can create a healthier you. …

Blind Reflections | Jonathan Dator

From losing independence to gaining a life worth living | A Blind reflection by Jonathan Dator 14 years ago today I woke up with perfect 20/20 vision, played some basketball, and when I hopped into my Audi a4 that I was completely in love…