Download e-book for iPad: What Is It Like to Be Blind? by Deborah Ann Kent

By Deborah Ann Kent

ISBN-10: 1464510601

ISBN-13: 9781464510601

People who're blind study how one can use their senses of contact and listening to that allows you to feel the realm round them. examine the instruments they use, together with canes and seeing eye canines, to shuttle and to be self sufficient. First-hand tales of kids who're blind support readers get a private examine a few teenagers who "see" the area differently.

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Image Credit: AP Images: Ajit Solanki Chess boards for the visually impaired have the black squares raised higher than the white squares. This helps the players know where all the pieces are on the board. “Being blind won’t stop me from doing anything I want to do,” Alex says. “I know blind people do all kinds of things. ” Chapter 4 New Homes in a New Land Ai Yong was born in China. For several years she lived in a foster home, waiting to be adopted. In the city where she lived, blind children were not allowed to attend the local school.

She loves to figure out how people think and why they act the way they do. She says she might want to be a psychologist when she grows up. She knows she isn’t always patient when she listens to people. Patience is something she will have to learn. Anthropology is another field that interests MarChé. An anthropologist studies human cultures. He or she learns about customs and beliefs in different parts of the world. “I’m going to face some challenges in whatever I end up doing,” MarChé says. “I’m a girl, I’m African American, and I’m blind.

When he got a chance to go surfing, he couldn’t wait to give it a try. The surfing instructor showed him how to position his body on the board. David could hear the waves coming. The louder the roar, the bigger the wave! The instructor yelled for him to turn the board and start paddling. Off he went! ” he says. ” Image Credit: © Jonathan Nourok/PhotoEdit This girl and her counselor play at a lake during summer camp. David is very good at using computers. Some day he would like to start a company to develop new technology for blind people.

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