I share with my audience the initial time of losing my vision, through all the effort from the specialists to the inevitable outcome of permanent blindness at the age of 20. Understanding that I needed to change a few things in life to move forward to a new view on life. Dealing with the emotional factors of family, friends and society.
Building new friendships.
Gaining trust within society.
Dealing with social events (ie concerts, sports events ect).
Admitting when I need to ask for help.
Setting long term goals, keeping you focused on the future.
Audience: All ages
Duration: 60 minutes
Requirements: Assistance from taxi to reception & to speaking area.
Overcoming daily obstacles in order to make my home as functional as possible for a blind person, with minimal help. Working out the most efficient way to travel and commute from home to; training, food shopping; Dr’s appointments; visiting friends and family Topics: Explaining how I manage to live in my home on a daily […]