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A visually impaired personal trainer encourages everyone to accept our differences
A woman stands with her back to the camera at a weight machine Many who live with a visual impairment find that keeping physically fit is difficult. But Arvin Carandang took his physical health in a different direction and became a personal trainer.
 
With some usable vision, Arvin employs assistive technologies, including a magnification app on his phone, to ensure that clients are using the right weight for various exercises and keeping their form correctly during a workout.
 
He encourages everyone to look past his disability and see him as a person who has the same skills as any sighted personal trainer. Watch the video of Arvin’s interview.
 
What do you do to keep physically fit? Share your methods in the comment section.
 
Personal trainer embraces passion despite visual impairment

Posted in Advocacy for Vision Impaired, Blind Living Skills, Living Independently, Personal Stories, Visually Impaired | View Post