Tag Archives: mobility

Thanks to the person in front

Dear random pedestrian, You never knew it but you really helped a disabled person today. You came to be walking in front of me, in a environment that I found tricky to navigate alone with my visual impairment. Thank you! … Continue reading

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Visiting Disneyland with aniridia

Earlier this month Laura asked on the Aniridic Family Facebook group “Has anyone visiting Disneyland Paris been able to get a priority card for a child registered blind? Our son Josh is nearly 8 years old. He is not great … Continue reading

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Sighted guiding and general mobility presentation

Session at Aniridia Network UK Conference 2014 By: Rick Allbrook Rick Allbrook from Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (GDBA) discussed their role as a mobility charity and how they support people with sight loss to get out and about independently. … Continue reading

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The differences between having some useful vision and not having any useful vision

By Jenny Having already been severely sight impaired, I’ve recently lost a significant amount of vision. There are things I can still do and some I almost took for granted that I cannot do now. There are other things I … Continue reading

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Jenny and other blind people are let down by bus companies

ITV West Country News interviewed our member with aniridia – Jenny – who says she frequently misses her stop because there are no automated stop announcements on buses. The charity Guide Dogs for the Blind is calling for audible announcements … Continue reading

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Protected: Jenny’s career – Part 4: Preparing for work

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Combating overhaning branches

I’ve got an idea in my head to do something about plants that obstruct the pavement. I’m fed up with ducking, flinching or actually getting scratched by the branches or leaves of things growing in people’s front gardens. That’s my … Continue reading

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Protected: Mary’s annual mobility training

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Protected: Mobility session report from Conference 2011

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