white cane

A white cane is a long rodlike device used by visually impaired people. A white cane

  • allows the blind to investigate if there is any obstacles, stairs, or curves in the environment
  • alerts somebody that there is blind around
  • Alerts the drivers that a blind is about to cross the street

How Did Orientation and Mobility Training for the Blind Help Me Become a Better Person

blind woman crossing the street during her orientation and mobility training

What happened before the orientation and mobility training Sarah using a cane while crossing the busy street Hello my name is Sarah, and I am blind since birth. I am sure if you’ll spend even just 30 seconds of your… Continue reading How Did Orientation and Mobility Training for the Blind Help Me Become a Better Person


Different Blindness Myths that You Should be Aware of

blind woman while crossing the street

blind trying to cross a street In this post, I am going to list some of the things you may have considered facts about blind people for a long time. Below are some things that should make this whole blindness… Continue reading Different Blindness Myths that You Should be Aware of


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


Republic Act 6759. AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST ONE OF EACH YEAR AS WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Republic of the Philippines CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES Metro Manila Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday the twenty-fourth Day of July, nineteen hundred and eighty-nine. Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of… Continue reading Republic Act 6759. AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST ONE OF EACH YEAR AS WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES