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Podcast With A Blindness Perspective.

Oct 21, 2019

The day was filled with excitement as people gathered in the Rotunda of the State Capital in Saint Paul, Minnesota. We heard speeches about the history of White Cane Safety Awareness Day. Individual experiences about the White Cane and voices from across the entire Blindness field and community. Check out how...

Sep 23, 2019

White Cane Safety Awareness Day is held at the Capital of Minnesota in Saint Paul. Teachers of the blind and visually impaired, students, counselors, parents, representatives, senators and Blind and Visually Impaired people from all across Minnesota gather in the Rotunda where their voices can be heard before they start...

Aug 5, 2019

Mona Minkara’s Planes, Trains and Canes is a winning entry to the 2019 Homan Prize  sponsored by the San Fransisco Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Mona joins Jeff in the Blind Abilities studio and talks about her upcoming documentary and the adventures she will be embarking upon.

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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...