More than 90% of legally blind people can still have some small or limited vision. The White Cane keeps us safe.
Funny Almost Blind Moment: "A nice guy insisted I take his seat on a full train. I thanked him, sat down and checked a text message on my phone. The man's friend saw this and said, "Hey, he's not blind".
I went home right away and made this website and shirts and hats that say: Almost Blind.org" Ben Fox
The mission of Almost Blind.org
To increase awareness of the various degrees of blindness.
To encourage White Cane use, combined with any useful vision.
To inspire more mobility in the visually impaired community.
Can you see yourself being a Sighted Guide for a person with a visual impairment?
- This video has great instructions.
A white cane usually means a person is legally blind or even totally blind.
We want to feel confident as we are going bravely into our shared world,
with the vision we have, the best we can.
Blind Poet, Dave Steele: WEARING AN ALMOST BLIND SHIRT: "Share this with anyone going blind. I promise you…. I’m not faking it! October is blindness awareness month. Give a listen to Dave Steele- The Blind Poet- to understand another challenge that those who are visually impaired face on a daily basis.