Punch on: Open thread 22/02/2012
There’s a fascinating story going about this morning about a completely blind man who can hike and even ride a BMX bike by “using a revolutionary ‘bat-like’ ability known as ‘Flash Sonar’ to create a special picture of the world around him using clicking sounds made with his tongue.”
news.com.au reports that the 45-year-old mobility specialist wants blind people to “step up to the plate”, and take responsibility for their own mobility. As far as he’s concerned, there’s nothing that they can’t do. What do you think about this? He’s got a can-do attitude. What else could be done to help those with a sensory disability get around?
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