Taking pictures “isn’t even something that crosses my mind,” she says. Last fall, Jolliff signed up for e Harmony and Ok Cupid.
“I want the ‘deeper’ connection that sites like e Harmony and to an extent, Ok Cupid, can bring,” Jolliff says.
When there are areas in which you may not know how to teach certain skills, such as cooking, seek instruction through personal contact or written materials.
Look for ways to build experience in all areas of life, and avoid the tendency to think, "He/she doesn't really need to do that." It is valuable for a person who doesn't drive to be able to feed a parking meter easily.
When I lost my vision I was already single and unattached.
In her e Harmony and Ok Cupid profiles, Tiffany Jolliff notes that she obsessively listens to the “Hamilton” soundtrack, loves karaoke and can make almost anyone laugh.
But Jolliff leaves out one detail that is part of her daily life: She’s blind.
Two other pieces of literature which are especially relevant to this topic and are available from the NFB without charge are, "Blindness: Handicap or Characteristic" and "Blindness: Of Visions and Vultures." To order any of these items, you may write to: National Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, MD 21230. " --This question, raised directly or indirectly by a blind youngster, seems to be one of the hardest for parents to deal with.
2 (back) (contents) (next) by Doris Willoughby Editor's Note: The book, A Resource Guide for Parents and Educators of Blind Children, which is also by Doris Willoughby and contains an expanded discussion on this subject and many others, is available from the NFB for .95.