How to Walk “In-Step” With a White Cane

Being able to walk “in-step” while using a white cane is a critical safety skill that provides the cane user the most amount of reaction time possible when detecting an object or drop-off with the cane. When walking “in-step” the person’s reaction time is equal to one full step or stride length. However, when walkingContinue reading “How to Walk “In-Step” With a White Cane”

Tip of the Day #18 – How to Fold a White Cane That is Stuck Open

Have you ever had a hard time folding your white cane after using it? Does it seem to stay stuck open no matter how hard you try and pull the joints apart? If you answered yes to any of these questions please continue on to learn four different solutions to help make folding a whiteContinue reading “Tip of the Day #18 – How to Fold a White Cane That is Stuck Open”

How to Safely Navigate Through Closed Doors With a White Cane

Being able to safely navigate through closed doors using a white cane is a critical skill that all white cane users should be able to perform. Safety is paramount when it comes to Orientation & Mobility. If a person with visual impairment does not take necessary precautions to ensure a safe passage through a doorway,Continue reading “How to Safely Navigate Through Closed Doors With a White Cane”