Navigating The City With A Visual Impairment

What’s it like to navigate the city with a visual impairment?

Meet Christine

Christine is a Pennsylvania Licensed Social Worker and started a non-profit, Purple House Project PA, to strengthen, empower and transition women who experience Intimate Partner Violence.

A single mom living with Stargardt Disease, Christine shares her experiences on the importance of accommodations, the impact of her visual impairment, and disclosing disabilities. See what she has to say about traveling around town.

Let’s talk about navigation

In this video, I chat with my friend about getting around with a visual impairment. We discuss tips and tricks I use to help me navigate through society with grace and ease. I also share some of my feelings and thoughts on the topic.

Check out Christine’s video Finding Support & Empowerment.

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This article was published on June 4, 2021 by and authored by Christine Joy.  To read the original article, you can <click here>.


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