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”

3 Easy Tips for Using Keys and Locks When Blind or Visually Impaired

Do you ever struggle with unlocking or locking doors? Is it hard to find the right key and locate the keyhole? If so, here are three simple and easy tips to help make locking and unlocking doors a little easier. Tip #1 – Organize Your Keys Over the years it is very easy for keyContinue reading “3 Easy Tips for Using Keys and Locks When Blind or Visually Impaired”

Reverse Order for the Return Trip – Point 5 of 5 of the 5 Point Travel System

Introduction to the 5 Point Travel System The 5 point travel system is an important set of orientation skills for people who are blind and visually impaired to become good independent travelers. For an introduction to the 5 point travel system, you can check out my Introduction blog post here. Now we come to theContinue reading “Reverse Order for the Return Trip – Point 5 of 5 of the 5 Point Travel System”