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Gina Martin

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Blog posts : "Tips for Assisting Blind, Low Vision"

It is called a cane and there are many different types

A photo of 11 canes. One support, one telescopic, 2 Ambuteck folding canes (different lengths and tips) 2 NFB folding and  2 NFB straight cane, Commander cane, Bob Riley cane,  ID cane1) A white cane signifies that the person using it has low to no vision. Only 15% of people who use a white caneor a guide dog are totally blind, the rest of us have varying degrees of vision, but our vision isn’t reliable.  

2) Most of us call our cane what it is -- a cane. If someon…

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