Apart from the eyes, every other sense organ is on the high alert to observe and grasp the place and the surroundings.
A white cane is used to cross the road and feel the ground before stepping on it.
width and texture of the road, sound of the moving vehicles, traffic signals, bus-stops, speed breakers and buildings become some of the significant landmarks to travel independently. talking watches, colour detectors, talking calculators, Money ditecturs, talking microwaves etc are very useful at times.
A device called “threater” is used to insert the threat into the eye of a needle.
For a better understanding of how these people do their day-to-day activities, just go on with whatever you were upto with eyes closed for a while.
Visually challenged are working for various orgs like Google, Microsoft, GE, IBM , SBI , Canara Bank , infosys, Cry, Green Peace etc, on par with their other colleagues
Some 250 different job profiles identified can be performed by differently abled.
They are working in almost all the levels of jobs across various industries, like lecturers, statisticians, artists, HR professionals, entrepreneurs, docters, research analysts, engineers, IT professionals and so on.