A common thread through this article about competitive athletes who are visually impaired is the idea that “I’m not different, I’m just blind. I figured out a long time ago that I wasn’t going to have anyone tell me I couldn’t do something.”
The author talks about the stigma attached to the idea of visually impaired kids participating in sports and physical activities and how this can be overcome. Games that have been designed, or modified, to fit the different abilities are also introduced as a great way for kids and adults alike to get active and stay fit.
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The competitive world of blind sports