Tip of the Day #21 – How to Make a Roller Ball Tip Like New

Today’s tip of the day is a simple and easy way to make a roller ball cane tip for a white cane like new. For those of you who have used a roller ball cane tip, you may have noticed that over time the ability for the tip to roll diminishes. This is most likelyContinue reading “Tip of the Day #21 – How to Make a Roller Ball Tip Like New”

Tip of the Day #20 – Don’t Do This With A White Cane (Part 2)

Today’s tip of the day is simple and easy but also very important. And my tip is you should never use a white cane to point at things. As an O&M instructor, I have had to dodge quite a few canes being swung around by my students who were trying to point at something. IContinue reading “Tip of the Day #20 – Don’t Do This With A White Cane (Part 2)”

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”