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Podcast With A Blindness Perspective.

May 29, 2023

In a captivating episode of the Blind Abilities podcast, Cindy Schaffner, the visionary behind the YouTube channel "Seeing Blind," shared her transformative journey with low vision. Motivated by her personal experiences, Cindy embarked on creating her YouTube channel with the goal of inspiring others and shedding light on the challenges and triumphs of living with visual impairment. Through her platform, she aims to foster representation, participation, and community within the blind and low vision world. Cindy's own passions, including music, accessibility testing and knitting, , serve as testaments to her unwavering determination to pursue fulfillment despite her blindness. As a devoted mother raising two young children, she confronts unique challenges head-on, utilizing resilience and creative problem-solving to overcome them. Cindy's love for learning and sharing life hacks and accessibility tips enables her to empower others with low vision, helping them lead independent lives. For those recently diagnosed with visual impairments, she advises seeking support through community, being proactive in accessing resources, and embracing the future with optimism.

Looking ahead, she envisions personal growth, advancing in her accessibility testing  and continued advocacy work to empower the blind and low vision community further. Listeners are encouraged to explore Cindy's enlightening content on "Seeing Blind" and connect with her impactful journey of resilience, hope, and celebrating life with vision loss.


Be sure to check out all of Cindy's creative content on her LinkTree page!