Independence

Independence is one thing that people with disabilities actually want to accomplish in life. Read different Topics About orientation and mobility, independent living, useful tools that can be used by the blind for example, for them to be able to go any places.

Some of the technological innovations have given PWDs their independence. Blind people and other PWDs are now able to communicate to the world and actually have a career like normal people through the help of the internet. You should not be surprised at all that blind people are very active in social media also!

Through smartphone applications, virtual assistants, and other accessible devices, blind people and other persons with disabilities can finally have the freedom to do what they want and to go somewhere without asking for help from the sighted people around them.


The Story of RBI, an Organization that Helps the Blind Filipinos

A hand while reading Braille This is the story of Resources for the Blind Incorporated RBI, an organization that provides products and services for blind Filipinos all over the Philippines. While we know that the Philippine government is doing their… Continue Reading The Story of RBI, an Organization that Helps the Blind Filipinos


Czarinah Michaela Mercado Interview on TV5 Metro Sabado Ako ay Ikaw Rin

Czarinah radio interview From Czarinah Michaela Mercado’s Facebook: When you are thankful for what you have, you are always rewarded with more. And I am indeed thankful once again for this opportunity to speak and to share my life and… Continue Reading Czarinah Michaela Mercado Interview on TV5 Metro Sabado Ako ay Ikaw Rin


Using the White Cane, the Right Way

I found a video on Youtube showing how to use the white cane. In the video, you can see a sighted person trying to experience that white stick we blind are using. According to her the sighted, it was hard… Continue Reading Using the White Cane, the Right Way


Blind Models in the Philippines and Their White Cane

The recently concluded 2014 Philippine Fashion Week has given these two blind models, Arhjessa Tagulao Espiritu and Czarinah Michaela Mercado, both visually impaired, a chance to showcase their modeling skills. Using their white cane, they surprised the audience with their… Continue Reading Blind Models in the Philippines and Their White Cane


Do Blind People Appreciate Manny Pacquiao?

A Filipino boxer I write this article because when I watched (Manny Pacquiao VS Antonio Margarito) FIGHT, I was hoping that every blind Filipino fan would know how good Pacman is even without literally seeing him in the ring.


Can You Have a Guide Dog If You’re in the Philippines and You are Blind?

A guide dog example A straightforward answer to this question is a “confident yes”! You can have a guide dog where ever you are in the world as long as you really need it and you’re capable of having it.… Continue Reading Can You Have a Guide Dog If You’re in the Philippines and You are Blind?