Month: July 2017

Blind Reflections | Steven Reed

Reflecting on one of the best years of my life | A Blind Reflection by Steven Reed Today is my parents 46th wedding anniversary. It also happens to be the 3rd anniversary of the diagnosis of my sight loss condition, LHON, so it’s a…

Pride and the Fear of Prejudice: Reflections on Picking Up a White Cane | Eric J. Harvey

I am totally intrigued by the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of other blind people when they reflect on their acceptance and use of a white cane. I suppose it’s because I can relate to 99% of what they have to say. I came across…

Blindness Was The Secret That Weighed Her Down

Two-Minute Memoir: Hiding in Plain Sight | By Nicole C. Kear, Author of the book, Now I See You *Originally posted May 6, 2014 on Psychology today As soon as I started going blind, I resolved to keep it to myself. In the beginning, my…

Be A Badass… Because You Never Know Who's Watching

Kids are like sponges that absorb every attitude, approach and response they see from their parents or other adults as they go about their daily lives. Kids watch us as we laugh until we cry, face our fears, dance like divas, fight battles like…

Moses Of The High Street | Marc Gulwell

It took me an awful long time to even consider picking up a white cane even though I knew it would help me. There was always that stigma of finally admitting yeah, you are blind. I didn’t want to be that guy. So I…