Image shows a photo of Kathie Schneider to the left, posing for a photo with her guide dog. Kathie, smiling, is wearing a dark blue pullover with blue jeans. She is standing on a pedestrian bridge with a river, trees and a row of brown buildings in the background. In the photo to the right, Annika Konrad, wearing a light pink shirt is smiling, sitting and holding a purple and black cup in her right hand. Trees align the background in what appears to be a bright summer day.

What the Gift of Disability Has Taught Me – Part Two

Disability is often perceived as a negative, but in this two-part series, four blind and visually impaired people share their thoughts on the many positives of disability. Our second segment features writers Kathie Schneider and Annika Konrad. Disability has affected their lives in different ways, but for both, it has molded them into the people they are today.

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Image shows Mike Morris sitting and working at his computer desk with framed photos on the walls, in the background. Mike is wearing a green, botton down long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans.

No Thanks – Not Interested in Joining At This Time

In the second post of a continuing series, writer Mike Morris discusses vividly his initial realization that he was losing vision and the challenges he faced at work and in his daily life, and why he was hesitant in joining a club he never thought he would be a member of.