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”

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”

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”