Hunting Blind

By Steve Johnson Hunting in a turkey blind and hunting turkey as a blind person are really two different things, or are they really? As a totally blind hunter, I get all kinds of questions and comments about my ability as a hunter to harvest game ranging from, “You can’t do that,” to “It’s awesome…

Teamwork and Getting the Help You Need

By Katherine Schneider, Retired Clinical Psychologist and Author In school, you may have had an IEP or a 504 Plan and/or a disability services office to help you meet your accessibility needs. Now, you’ll get to build your own team. Building a team takes work– training allies in how to and not to help, trading…

The Tightrope Walker: The Self-Advocate

By Frank Lopez Persons like us who are blind or visually impaired have been taught all the basic educational requirements of reading, writing, math, science, literature and history as well as a myriad of specialty skills such as orientation and mobility, braille and adaptive technologies. The one thing we have not been taught is how…