What number of of your college students absolutely embrace their cane? At any time limit, this query will popup on social media or in a dwell dialogue amongst educators and/or members of the family about easy methods to inspire a pupil to totally settle for and/or use his/her cane. Social media influencers at the moment are a giant a part of our world. A social media influencer is an individual on social media who has established credibility, has a big social attain and has the facility to influence others via their common social medial posts. There are quite a few social media influencers with YouTube channels or podcasts who’re blind or low imaginative and prescient. (See Fashionable Blind YouTubers submit.)
The theme in her video sequence known as Convos With Julia, is ‘The whole lot you might have questioned about residing blind’. On this video, Julia solutions the query, “How do blind individuals get round?” Julia talks about her cane, how she makes use of her cane, does she use her cane in the home and what she thinks about her cane(s).
This video is a good dialogue starter! Ask your pupil:
- Do you utilize your cane the identical manner that Julia does?
- The place do you go on a often foundation along with your cane?
- What landmarks do you search for along with your cane?
- What challenges does your cane enable you to overcome?
- Are there locations that you don’t use a cane? Why?
- What sorts of cane(s) have you ever used?
- What do YOU take into consideration your cane?
Take into account making your individual YouTube video about your cane and share it with us on Paths to Expertise!