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.