In the previous two posts, I have focused primarily on travel for visually impaired people. However, people with a wider range of needs require support to learn to get around and this is often delivered through lessons called Travel Training. So, in this post, I shall give you a brief overview of what that is.
In the last post, I told you a little bit about the basics of mobility. In this post I’ll be talking about some more advanced skills.
Mobility is the training which visually impaired and blind people receive to help them learn to travel and navigate their environments safely and independently.
As many of us know, the world has some pretty strange perceptions of disabled people. We merely leave our homes and go out into the world and we find people who want to treat us differently or be unhelpful. So, I wanted to talk to you about the importance of knowing other people with disabilities.
Have you ever tried googling what dyslexia is? Well, I have and the most useful result that comes up on the first page, is an NHS page that tells you about what symptoms in small children suggest they have dyslexia.