Emergency SOS for iPhone

What is the Emergency SOS feature on my iPhone? Why should I learn how to use it? Will it help me in an emergency? These are just some of the questions I get asked by my blind and visually impaired adult clients when I first mention the Emergency SOS feature on the iPhone. I haveContinue reading “Emergency SOS for iPhone”

Tip of the Day #22 – How to Make a Microwave Accessible

Today’s tip of the day is a simple and easy way to make a microwave accessible for someone who is blind and visually impaired or low vision. Microwaves are an important tool that most people use daily from heating food to cooking full meals. For someone who is blind and visually impaired or low vision,Continue reading “Tip of the Day #22 – How to Make a Microwave Accessible”

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”