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Traveling in Small Communities – Blog Post by Kelsi Hansen

Jan 8, 2019

Traveling as a blind individual can be challenging. If we have attended an orientation center for blindness training, we are taught that we can do anything, and that it shouldn’t be challenging. And a lot of that is true. But what we are not taught is how challenging it can be. We are taught to use our...


Don’t help them, a tale of two pedestrians, Blog Post By Jessica Hodges

Jul 25, 2018

Don’t help them, a tale of two pedestrians, Blog Post By Jessica Hodges

 

I was lost. Completely, thoroughly lost. I was also in a bit of a time crunch, because class started in twenty minutes, and while I knew I wasn’t too far from campus and the building I needed, I also knew, due to the nature of being lost, that...


Blind Travel: In Search of Quiche - One Girl’s Morning Out

Nov 13, 2017

Blind Travel: In Search of Quiche - One Girl’s Morning Out

Blog Post by Jessica Hodges

What's for Breakfast. This is the quintessential question of the age. What am I going to put in my mouth that will both taste good, and keep me full of energy throughout my day. I decide this morning that the answer is a mini...


Oct 17, 2017

What Does White Cane Day Mean to You? We Do the Cane Well!

 

October 10th is White Cane Day in Minnesota and the Blindness community came out strong to support the awareness of the White Cane.

Speakers shared the history of White Cane day and others talked about the freedom and independence the white cane brings to...


Mar 7, 2017

Blind Abilities presents the second installment in their series on Aira, the visual Interpreter for the blind. In Part 1 we met Chancey Fleet, an  Assistive Technology Professional and an Aira User. Today, our guests are: Aira Navigators Nicholas giudice, Michael Hingson and Cheryl spencer. We learn a lot more about...