#BlindMumsCan

It’s true that mums who can’t see, or see very little, have to do things differently to our sighted mum friends. Some things might take us a bit longer and it might require more effort, but we generally find a way. I find that when people learn that I’m legally blind, they’re often more surprised... Continue Reading →

Calling Uber Drivers

I should let you know that things have changed a bit since my last post on A Blinding Light. I have neglected my little blog a bit lately. You see, I’ve been busy coordinating a move. Yes, we’re on an adventure again, this time, it’s New York! It seems there’s quite a bit involved when... Continue Reading →

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

What is GAAD? Today marks the eighth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to raise awareness of the importance of digital inclusion. We need to get people talking, thinking and learning about the need for accessibility on the web, mobile devices and software for people with disabilities. GAAD promotes accessibly awareness... Continue Reading →

How do blind people use cash machines?

Managing our finances is a personal and important part of life that everyone should have to right to do independently. Blind and visually impaired people are no different and we use ATMs like everyone else, but have you ever wondered how? Talking cash machines, how do they work? Some cash machines have a jack for... Continue Reading →

Eone Bradley Timepiece review

I haven't worn a watch for years because I can't see a regular watch and a talking watch doesn't appeal to me. I like the idea of a watch, I think they can complete an outfit and as punctuality doesn't run on my family, I need all the help I can get. My husband recently... Continue Reading →

Blindness and the Arts

The arts are an important, yet sometimes undervalued part of life. It allows people to express themselves regardless of their culture, language or the time in which they live. In its most traditional forms, some art is not accessible to those who are visually impaired. Often pigeon holed into the non-essential category of daily life,... Continue Reading →

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