Positivity Does Not Mean Perfection

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to The Invisible Vision Project’s Blog.

In today’s blog post, I wish to open a conversation with you by talking about positivity. I think, there is misconception and misunderstanding on this topic. Normally, when we think about someone who is positive, or someone who brings positive energy to other people, we tend to associate the person by believing that that person must be living a happy and or even a perfect life. However, what we fail to see is that this is often not true.

I don’t think or believe that any one could be an entirely positive or an entirely negative person, that is just not possible. I think, there is always a balance between the two. And, speaking for myself, I have always been fluctuated between the two. And, I do also think, it’s only in the recent few years of my life (speaking specifically about my post Vision Loss acceptance journey from two and half years ago), that I became a more positive person now.

People now see me as someone who is positive and even a role model for positivity sometimes (although, I’m not entirely sure about this), but, what some people don’t see are probably two things: One, I became a positive person because I surround myself with positive people. And two, I found positivity when I abandoned the thrive for perfection and unrealistic ideals about myself (from myself and from others).

As mentioned, one of the misconceptions that people see someone as positive is that they must be living a good or perfectly fine life. As I said, I don’t agree with this. Realistically speaking, I found my positivity when I stopped looking for perfection in my life. Here, I will introduce to you one potentially useful self-help book written by Brene Brown, the book is titled The Gifts of Imperfection. I learned so much from reading this book. One important message coming from this book is that, “Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and be who you are.” I think, this phrase is not only powerful but also very encouraging and, it could possibly lift anybody up, at least it did for me.

Also, to emphasize, I am a more positive person now, it doesn’t mean my life is now perfect. I’ve learned something else that’s also so very important, and that is, acceptance doesn’t equal to liking, which means, if I accept something, it doesn’t mean that I’ll have to like it. Sometimes, acceptance helps a person to safely letting go of things (or of toxic people). I’ve learned to accept circumstances and people that I don’t like and know that that is for my own good. I’ve learned to love life and find the positives despite the challenges I constantly face. For me, positivity means imperfection, and, it is important to love my imperfect life and self as the way it is. Don’t wait until life is ‘perfect’ to start loving it, that’d be too late. Start loving life and loving yourself as the way it is (or the way you are), that is, also as Brene Brown puts it, the only way to whole hearted living. Finding positivity works almost the same way- no need to wait until life is ‘perfect’ to start looking for the positives. Life itself is imperfect, so, it’s important to find the positives despite its imperfection.

Hence, this concludes today’s blog post. Thank you for reading to the end, and I hope you’ve found some positivity from reading this post.

By: The Invisible Vision Project

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The Disabled Blogger Tag

Hello Everyone,

It’s been a while since I last wrote a tag blog post. As you may also notice, sometimes, when I wrote a tag blog post, I wasn’t necessarily tagged for it. But, this time it’s different! Thanks to one of my lovely blogger friend Elin from My blurred World (who created and tagged me to do this tag) Please remember to also check out Elin’s blog at: https://myblurredworld.com/. She has amazing blog contents!

Now, let’s get to the questions:

  1. When and why did you start your blog?I wrote my very first blog post in April of 2016, half a year post my vision loss acceptance, and, about a month after the launching of The Invisible Vision Project. So, I started The Invisible Vision Project with sharing resources, stories of others living with vision loss as well as sharing some of my own blind girl problems moments. I didn’t start as a blogger right away because, I wasn’t sure if I should/could do it. But, after given it a careful thought, I was determined that I should at least give blogging a try and, if it doesn’t work out, I could simply stop being a blogger. But guess what, I never stopped!
  2. Did you intend to talk about your disability online from the beginning?The answer to this question is a definite yes because, the purpose of why The Invisible Vision Project was launched was to learn and share from and with others living with a disability-particularly, living with vision loss. So, talking about my disability openly online as well as through my public speaking is the absolute intention.
  3. Have you ever been skeptical about talking about your disability online?To be honest, I had some worries at the beginning. I wasn’t sure how the general public would react to me talking about my disability online. And, even before I became a blogger, I read many other bloggers’ contents and also the comments that the general public make on these bloggers’ disability-related posts. And, the truth is, when I became less uncomfortable with my disability, I became less likely skeptical talking or writing about my disability.
  4. What kind of response have you/do you receive in terms of your disability related blog post?Generally speaking, the responses I receive from my disability related blog posts have been positive. I think, I am very fortunate to be surrounded by caring and compassionate people that are reading my contents (huge shout-out to my regular readers, thank you!). But I know, where there is love there will also be hate, and, when the time comes, I will find solutions to deal with that accordingly.
  5. Do you write/talk about other topics apart from your disability?I certainly do! Other than disability related topics, I also write about life-style/hobby, and, I occasionally write about life lessons. As much as I do enjoy writing about disability related blog posts, I also do very much enjoy writing non-disability related contents because, I say this often in my speeches- even though I am a disability activist and a blogger, I am not just about my disability or being disabled. I am so much more than my disability!
  6. What steps do you take to make your blog accessible to yourself as well as other people?I think I try to be as accessible as possible. Personally, I am an adaptive technology user so, I always make sure my blogging site is accessible in that sense. Also, I always try to remember to caption my images so that other blind/visually impaired readers could get a description of the image. And, if I was to put audio/video clip, I will make sure to add close caption or a description.
  7. What is your favorite thing about blogging about your disability?One of my very reason and absolute favorite thing about blogging about my disability is to get connected with other people. Connection is so important in the disabled community. Having a disability can sometimes be very isolating. But, to get out of that isolation is to reach out to people, so finding a connection and a community is really important. I also made many friends that way.
  8. What are your top three favorite disability related blog posts that you’ve ever published?Here are my top three favorite disability related blog posts (you could also read them by clicking on the hyperlink):
    8 things I wish people to understand my Vision Loss
    Why I no longer seek cures for my Vision Loss
    My White Cane Acceptance Story
  9. Do you think that the disabled blogger/YouTuber community is overlooked?I am not a YouTube content create so I probably can’t speak too much on that. But, I do think the disabled blogger community is overlooked. And, what more I can say (and I sometimes openly talk about this in my speeches) is that, there is an underrepresentation of disabled blogger of color, and for this reason alone, this is why I do the work I do as a disability activist and a person of color with a disability.
  10. Do you find it difficult to think of new disability related content to publish?I don’t think or find it difficult to think of new disability related content to publish. I think, because of my disability is constantly changing, and my ways to adapt/cope will always be changing as well. And, disability isn’t always just about being disabled, it can also be about accessibility, about equity, diversity and inclusion. So I think, there is always room and space to have conversations about these issues.
  11. Do you think that blogging about your disability helps to change people’s perception?For this question, my answer would definitely be: I would really hope so! I mean, another important reason why I am a disability activist, and a blogger and I openly sharing my story about my disability is in hope to educate others. I think, the reason that there is so much misperception about persons with disabilities is because of the lack of education. So, one way to change people’s perception is by means of educating them.
  12. Who do you tag?I tag the following bloggers to do this tag:

    Holly (Life of a Blind Girl)
    Glen (Well Eye Never)

    And, anyone else with a disability and is also a blogger/YouTuber is welcome to do this tag!

    By: The Invisible Vision Project

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Award

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to The Invisible Vision Project’s Blog.

This blog post is entirely unplanned, but it is absolutely a necessary one to make. So, about two weeks ago, at the beginning of the month, I received a very special and surprising email from Queen’s University, the Division of Student Affairs. The email was to notify me that I was nominated and the recipient of an award titled: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Impact Award. This award is awarded to 2 students who have shown their commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion (and in making Queen’s University campus a more inclusive campus).

Upon hearing this great news, I was not only astonished but also very honored to be the recipient of such an important award. Honestly, when I was reading that email, I was waking up from a noon hour nap. I almost thought I was dreaming, and that this couldn’t possibly be real! But, it is very much real!

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Award

Today, I attended the celebration of Student Leadership Reception, to officially receive the award (photo is attached on the left). At this very moment, all I could think of is being thankful. I’m extremely thankful and grateful (I can say this a million times more) for all the amazingly supportive and nice people I’ve met in my life, be it my friends, professors, advisors, counsellors, and all the other people that have helped me-especially throughout a very difficult period of my vision loss acceptance journey. I think, accepting my disability and working as a disability advocate completely changed me. If I didn’t come out of my disability, if I remained hidden in that shell, I wouldn’t be making all the accomplishments I’ve made so far. And most definitely, if I didn’t meet all the amazing people I now have in my life, I also wouldn’t be who I am. And, to be very honest, when I determined to dedicate my work, and my life working as a disability advocate, my aim wasn’t to be famous or popular. I couldn’t possibly be that popular girl, and it’s totally OK that I’m not, because popularity isn’t something that’s ever important for me. My aim, was and still is to help myself in getting my voice out there; and, to help others, together to raise awareness, and to get their voices out there, too.

 

Once again, I want to express my very sincere thank-you to the amazing people who nominated me for this award, thank you. And, to all the people that came to celebrate this important day with me, thank you. This is a memorable and an unforgettable day! THANK YOU ALL VERY MUCH!

 

And, as always, Thank you for reading to the end.

By: The Invisible Vision Project

Persons with Disabilities Continue to Face Challenges with Work

[This Blog Post is a part of a Creative Project Assignment for an Academic Course]

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to The Invisible Vision Project’s Blog.

Recently, in my last blog post from a few days ago, I wrote all about my experiences with work, as a person living with a seemingly invisible disability. You could read all about that if you’re interested by clicking here. In today’s blog, I want us to continue with that conversation about disability and employment. And, I want to talk with you about some of the challenges that persons with disabilities often face when looking for work and/or while in the labor market. An important part of what’s bringing me into writing about this topic is: advocacy and raising awareness.

Did you know? In Canada, the employment rate for persons with disabilities was 49%; but, for persons without disabilities, the employment rate was 79% (Statistics Canada, 2011). This discrepancy in number is both alarming and shocking. But, why is it that the employment rate for persons with disabilities being so much different than persons without disabilities? Well, there could be many reasons and factors for this to happen- one of which, is the systemic, (and sometimes) the physical barriers that prevent persons with disabilities participating in the workforce. And another reason, it could be the stigmas and misperceptions that are forced onto persons with disabilities-there is this societal notion and (false) ideology that disabled body or person could not work; because the society believes, the person with a disability just could not possibly be as fully functional and as capable as able-bodied individuals. In which, none of these and many more assumptions made about persons with disabilities are true.

Furthermore, persons with disabilities are often faced with this dilemma of whether to hide or disclose one’s disability during a job search and or an interview process. Many of them believed, it would be much safer and easier for them to hide their disability, rather than to reveal it. In so doing, it would potentially give that individual a higher chance of getting hired for the job. In truth, this should not be a concern or struggle happen to anyone. At least, none of the able-bodied people would need to go through such dilemmas. And, if you’ve already read my previous blog post, where I talked about my work experiences, you’ll know that I had mostly kept my disability hidden, even though this was unintentional and a very much personal decision at that time of my life. But, unlike me, many people have and continue to have that fear, they are afraid if they had disclosed their disability in front of a potential employer, there is this possibility that their disability is going to get in the way from securing a job.

Nevertheless, the low employment rate among persons with disabilities is one important social issue, and, this must stop. If the misperception and stigma doesn’t end, the discrimination and challenges persons with disabilities constantly are facing will not end or be resolved. There is a definite need for our society to change our view we put on or have for persons with disabilities. Instead of focusing on the disability, why not start looking at people as people, perhaps with different abilities. Persons with disabilities, many are extremely dedicated, hardworking, capable and educated. Some persons with disabilities may even be highly educated than the average able-bodied person. However, it may be concerning and even daunting for able-bodied employers to consider and even hire someone with a disability, this is also because, there is this fear that persons with disabilities would often need costly high technology (accessibility tools) and special training to get them started on the job. This is often a misunderstanding. In most cases, persons with disabilities are already equipped with their accessibility tools and needs; the company usually doesn’t need to invest a whole lot of money privately for that individual with special needs. And, by hiring persons with disabilities into one’s company or cooperation, it shows that the company is diverse and inclusive. That alone, is going to greatly benefit and put a positive impression on the company. Keep this in mind: hiring persons with disabilities is doing more good than harm to your company. So, change your mindset and consider welcoming someone with a disability into your workplace today!

This concludes Today’s Blog. Thank You for Reading to the End.

By: The Invisible Vision Project


Citations:

Irena Kaganski-Young. NOW THINK FREE. (2016/08/03). Employment for People with Disabilities is Dire. Retrieved from: [https://nowtoronto.com/news/employment-for-people-with-disabilities-is-dire/].

Michelle McQuigge. CTV News. (2017/01/17). Only Half of Disabled Canadians have a Full or Part-Time Job: CIBC Poll. Retrieved from: [https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/only-half-of-disabled-canadians-have-a-full-or-part-time-job-cibc-poll-1.3244080]

Turcotte, Martin. Statistics Canada (2015/11/27). Persons with Disabilities and Employment. Retrieved from: [http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-006-x/2014001/article/14115-eng.htm].

Working as an Invisibly Disabled Person

[This Blog Post is a part of a Creative Project Assignment for an Academic Course]

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to The Invisible Vision Project’s Blog.

In today’s blog, let’s have a conversation about work. Since, this is a topic I have not talked with all of you about. Work, is often considered an important part of one’s life, at least, this is true for most of us. The legal age to work in where I live in Canada is sixteen years old. By this age, most teenagers would be expected by their parents to go out and start looking for part-time and/or summer jobs. For the most part, this is a way to gain some real-life work experiences; and, for the other, it is also a way to gain some income- a step forward in becoming an independent adult. In my personal experience with work, I’m (probably) considered extremely inexperienced; I’ve only worked in a total of 4 jobs thus far. Regardless, I want to share with you about my experiences with work, as a person with a seemingly less obvious/visible disability.

I also started working at a slightly later age than the average teenagers did. And, my first job may even be a little different than most young people’s first job. So, I worked in the 3D animation creation field in my first job, and, I absolutely LOVED it! However, I will admit, as a starter, I had nearly zero experiences and skills to work in this field. But, what I do have for sure is this huge passion and interest in 3D animation. And, I was a chosen candidate because I had great connections: I have friends and allies, that makes getting into a job much easier than people without this kind of connections. However, you may also be questioning: how is it possible for a blind girl like me to work in a field that is so visual? Well, the answer to that is because, my eye sight was just slightly better than it is now. And, during my time working in 3D animation creation, I didn’t have too much trouble with the work itself, simply because, the work is mostly done online through using a few very specific and easy-to-learn and adapt software.

For my second and third jobs, they were (one way or another) linked. Both were work-study positions from the university where I study at. I got my very first work-study position at the end of my second year in university. I was offered a job as a receptionist in a Clinical Education Centre (CEC) in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. I really enjoyed working in this job; my supervisor and other staff working in the centre were very kind and great people to work with. The work itself was also very straightforward, which includes but not limited to: answering/making phone calls, appointment booking and checking in, checking rooms at the end of the shift, etc., the typical receptionist job. Occasionally, I was asked to do some desk and table setup and rearrangement, which was slightly labor intensive, but, I would never be doing this task alone. And, what I especially liked about working in the CEC was that it’s allowed and even encouraged to do our own school work during quite working hours or shifts. This was good because, it was almost like multi-tasking, in a good way- gaining work experience, getting paid, and even getting some school work done!

While, I was working in the CEC, I also became interested and curious about working in a library. I had a friend told me about a possible job opening, so, I applied and was offered a job right after. At first, I was a bit intimidated of working in the library; it wasn’t as easy or as fun as I had imagined. The library is a much bigger space that involved more interactions with not only university students but also, occasionally, with university faculties and sometimes, even with community members as well. I will be honest, I didn’t really enjoy working at the front counter of the library, I found it to be too busy and overwhelming for me to handle, and, that had made me uncomfortable at times. However, what I did enjoy working in the library was working as a book shelver. During my last year of working in the library, I was the only designated shelver and my job was to come to the library and shelve books, that was a much flexible and manageable task for me.

Overall, my experiences with most of my jobs I worked were satisfying. But, this is not to say that I never encountered any challenges or difficulties while working. There is something I haven’t told you about. That is, I was working while being invisibly disabled. During my time working as a 3D animation creator, I had never mentioned about my disability. Then, during my time working as a receptionist and a library assistant, I didn’t start disclosing my disability almost until the end, when I was about to leave those jobs.

Nonetheless, what I also want to emphasize is that: disclosing my disability was solely a personal choice, and, a personal “readiness.” Fortunately, I had, not even once, felt I was discriminated by my employers because of disclosing my disability. When I came out to talk with my supervisors about my disability (for my second and third jobs), I was treated with respect, kindness, and positive encouragements. My supervisors were slightly surprised that it never occurred to them I am visually impaired, they were rather impressed with my courage to come out to face my disability. And, they were very willing to accommodate me in any way possible. But, it was rather because of me that I didn’t know how else I could be accommodated (I didn’t know how to advocate for myself UNTIL I work as an activist). Soon after, I left my work-study jobs because I had then started working on a new career, that is, what I call this very important work that I do in disability activism. As much as I loved my previous jobs, I knew I had to put them behind and it’s time to move on, so I did.

To conclude, I don’t consider myself as someone with an experienced work history. But, I do consider myself as having quite an interesting and somewhat varied work experiences. Work, for me, isn’t just about the work itself or the money/pay cheque; it is more about the meaning. I think, the biggest reason why I would rather leave all my other jobs, to work in disability activism, that’s because, I find so much purpose in this work. I now have this passion to do advocacy work and to be a public speaker. I also know, I can succeed in doing this work than in any other kind of work. And, for as a stubborn person as I am, I will only do what makes me comfortable and confident; and, I wouldn’t allow any one to say otherwise.

So, this concludes today’s blog. Thank you for Reading to the End!

By: The Invisible Vison Project

One of the Hardest Things in Life & Finding Love in the Midst of Loss

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to The Invisible Vision Project’s Blog.

I hope you’re all doing well.

It’s almost March and spring is slowly approaching, which is always nice. Currently, I have absolutely zero complain about the weather, and I hope this statement stays until spring and summer actually comes!

In today’s blog, I want to open a conversation with you all by talking about one of the hardest things in life. So here is that question I’m putting it out there: What is the one of the hardest things in your life?

For me, I had often thought about the hardest things in life being my unpredictable health and my disability. It’s hard because let’s face it, I deal with health struggles and I have a disability; those are a constant struggle, and I cannot avoid or take a break from. So, life is a little different and can be a little difficult for me at times. However, I think, I’m very much aware and beginning to change my perception to that question I just raised at the start of this blog. I think, one of the hardest things in life (for me) actually isn’t really about me- it’s about the people I love and care about. So, one of the hardest things in life for me is seeing the suffering and pain of the ones I deeply love and care about.

People have known me for a long time would describe me as someone who cares deeply about other people, or being compassionate, I’ll admit that they are right. And, I may be even over caring sometimes, that’s because, some very difficult and painful situation and life experiences have shaped me becoming this way.

The time when I started realizing, one of the hardest things in my life, that actually doesn’t start with me, was the time when I realized, I have been dealing with something psychologists would call it “complicated grief.” Yes, I am a very complicated griever. I think, the reason for this, has to go back to the time when I had lost a very significant person in my life, that’s about seven and half years ago. This person was (for me to describe), more than a best friend, a sister, a second half and even, a soul mate. This loss had happened so sudden and at the time, I was just about to start my freshman year in university. The loss had left an invisible but inerasable scar on me, since that day, until this day, and probably, for the rest of my life.

Then, exactly two years ago today, this scar was once again deepened. I had lost another important person in my life- who was the very first friend I made in university. In case you didn’t know, I came to a university that was far away from home, and far away from friends I had in high school. Living in a new environment and making new friends was never easy for me, and yet, I was so lucky to have made a friend with, the very first person I met, in the very first class I had in university.

From the loss of two significant people I had in life, I began to ask a lot of questions, questions about life and death, about love and loss, and about pain and suffering. I really have a difficult time finding the meaning of life after the loss. I have many times lost the meaning of my own life, and I have countlessly and subconsciously tell people that I’d rather live for other people, than live for myself. And, I think, I’ve even done that-I’ve tried to achieve other people’s dreams and goals that they’d left behind; instead of working on my own dreams and goals.

And now, I’m extremely fearful. I’m fearful of those I love might potentially be leaving me again. Fearful for even the slightest pain and suffering that they might face. And, fearful of the hopeless and helpless feeling that I couldn’t be by their side. (…I wasn’t able to be with the people I had lost, I didn’t get to see them until the very end).

There is a phrase that says, “Time will heal all wounds.” I’d like to believe it, but I’m finding it so hard to do so. But, what I definitely think it’s believable is that I’m not alone, most people will grieve in front of loss, and we’d all grieve differently. There is no right or wrong answer with grief. What’s more important is to do the best we can, and that’s all we can do. For me, my hardest things in life is seeing my loved ones suffer and in pain. Since I couldn’t possibly have the power to take away their suffering; and sometimes, I couldn’t possibly even be with them physically. But, this is not to say that I can’t and won’t do anything at all. The least I could do is being a spiritual supporter, and staying in touch with them during difficult times, letting them know that how much they mean to me, and I would be so lost without them. And, even when the time of loss comes, I will allow myself to grieve, in the most healthiest way possible. And, that is the only way moving forward.

The scar of loss and grief probably won’t heal and disappear, even with the passing of time; and it doesn’t have to be. Sometimes, a person’s experience of loss and grief could teach them important life lessons, at least this has been true for me. Without these experiences, I probably wouldn’t have looked at life so differently now. It is the realization that, the past, we cannot go back to; the future, we know nothing about. But, what’s important is the present, the right now. Live in the moment, and remember: always be grateful for what we have, not only about the material things, but more about the people we have in our lives.

 

 

This concludes today’s blog. Thank you for reading to the end!

By: The Invisible Vision Project

 

 

My White Cane Acceptance Story

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to The Invisible Vision Project’s Blog.

In celebration of White Cane Week 2018, this blog is dedicated to my white cane acceptance story.

Despite having lived in between Low Vision and Legal Blindness almost my entire life. It may a surprise to some people that I never started using adaptive technology, or a white cane, not until about two and half years ago. This is not because I didn’t need any of those tools, but rather, I was unaware of them.

I was first introduced to the use of a white cane in the summer of 2015, after an initial consult with a low vision specialist at the CNIB, where I talked about my fear, anxiety and safety concerns on getting around in the city. My very first reaction to the white cane (before I even see one) was “Do I qualify to use a cane?” in which looking back, I think that was one of the most hilarious questions I’ve ever asked!

The reason that I wasn’t sure whether I should use a white cane or not, was due to the lack of knowledge I had with it. Prior to using the White Cane myself, I don’t believe I have ever seen someone using a white cane (or at least I was unaware of it). I think, the only one time I saw someone using a white cane was coming from a Japanese drama called “Guide dog Quill” where the protagonist was a man with Diabetic Retinopathy, he was using a white cane before he got his first guide dog named Quill.

Another reason, why I’d think that I may not be “qualified” to use the cane was because I didn’t think I was “that blind” or “blind enough” to use one. And, I didn’t want unwanted attention and question from people-that include family, friends, or just people in general. But, despite having the doubt, I still decided to give the cane a try. So I did, and I started Orientation and Mobility training on September 25, 2015.

It was not until about a month after the training that I was fully physically and emotionally ready to use the cane. But, during that one month long training, I was so self conscious of using the cane and doubtful of its benefit. I remembered, after my very first training session with the O&M instructor, I took the cane out for a “test run” that evening with a friend, I was very nervous, and I didn’t get as far as one block outside of my apartment building, and I came home crying because I really didn’t want to use the cane out in public.

After that one month of training, the more I practiced, the more confident and comfortable I was with the cane. And, I have to say that it was the encouragement I constantly received from my O&M instructor during that month long training, and especially when she said, “just use the cane, you’ll need it,” it was that very moment I was so determined to use it, regardless of what other people think or say. I believed, it was not for others to decide that I was blind enough or qualified to use the cane or not, the decision is in my own hands.

The decision to use the cane itself was not the only reason why I was so determined, but the benefit I gained from it. I was able to be more independent after I started using the cane, both in the day time, and especially at night. I was able to get out of the house more, and I also learned the importance of asking for help when needed-advocate for myself. My white cane, it is a symbol of blindness, it may makes me stand out in public as a visibly disabled person, but it also has helped me receive the kindness of people when I ask them for help. I use a white cane, even though I’m not totally blind (and I don’t have to be to use it). My cane is not only a tool to help me get around; it may not be as lively and fun as those with a guide dog; but regardless, it has gone everywhere with me- so far,  I have traveled outside of Canada twice (to the U.S and to China) with my cane, and I’m looking forward to more adventures together!

So, this concludes today’s Blog. Thank you for reading to the end!

By: The Invisible Vision Project