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Visual Impairment, Stares and Rude Comments
A drawing of blue eyes staringJessica Naert is a young woman living with retinitis pigmentosa. Slowly losing her vision, she now has a guide dog and no longer drives. But she is successful and independent in every other way. Yet, in this article, she discusses the questions and stares that she gets daily, how she feels about the various types of comments and how she responds to them. 

Read the full article here, or visit her blog.


How do you respond to inappropriate comments made about your visual impairment? Share your responses in the comment section.

What People’s Stares Mean to Me as a Someone with a Visual Impairment


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