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Approaching a Blind Person - Blog Post by Kelsi Hansen

Mar 27, 2019

 Recently, I received an email with a question for me. As It seemed a simple enough question, I thought it should be an easy answer for me to give.  As I started writing though, my answer kept getting longer and more complex. And I decided that it would be a wonderful topic for my next blog post. 

The question was: 

How do I feel/react when greeting someone by name, and they seem surprised I recognized them?  

For example: Jane says hi, and I respond, “Hi Jane.” Then Jane might respond something like: “you remember my voice?”

There are a couple of different ways that this can be taken. The person who sent me the question, thought...

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