Pinkie is just like most puppies. She wags her tail, pricks up her ears and loves walks with her humans.
She has no idea she’s blind, said Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society director Karen Johnwick, so she doesn’t let it slow her down.
Karen Powell is talented, straightforward, determined and witty. She is also blind. In one of her life’s great ironies, it was in losing most of her sight that Powell discovered the visual artist inside.
Gallant guide dog Orlando was just doing his duty.
The black Lab bravely leapt onto the tracks at a Manhattan subway platform Tuesday after his blind owner lost consciousness and tumbled in front of an oncoming train.
The phrase “a perfect match” is usually reserved for cheesy dating sites and the greeting card industry, but for Sandra Bullins, it came with four sturdy legs and gleaming black fur. That was in June 2012, when she was partnered with the male Labrador guide dog that would expand all her horizons.
Mississippi State’s T.K. Martin Center will be featured on “Mississippi Roads” airing Thursday at 7 p.m., on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. An original production of MPB,
Empowerment: A two-week immersion in braille can open worlds of learning for children with low vision and blindness
“Look at you go, man. You’re doing great!” said Wingfield Bouchard, encouraging 11-year-old Kobi Cook. Kobi is blind, but his long, tapered fingers tapped rapidly across the seven keys of the Perkins Brailler. With each stroke, the typewriter-like machine transferred raised dots of the Braille alphabet to a sheet of white paper, creating a tactile document.