[AI] problem with Walking
amiyo.biswas at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 11:08:39 EDT 2010
I found a book on mobility in ms word format at Inclusive Planet web site.
The title "teaching blind the mobility skills and independent living" sounds
promising. I have downloaded it, but not read yet. Here is the direct link
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----- Original Message -----
From: "BHAWANI SHANKAR VERMA" <bsvermadurg at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2010 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] problem with Walking
> not at all! you can walk alone, once you decided. better you must start it
> with white cane. usually we say long cane. if i walk alone, i use long
> cane, if escorted, i keep folding cane with me. now here i will tell you
> some mobility techniques, nobody can guarantee, whether they will work, in
> your environment, but, it will support you to maximum extent possible.
> hold the long cane and bend it down to the level of your belt. now keep
> the head of cane one or two inches far from the zip of your belt. and the
> tail (tip) of the cane should be in front and stuck on the floor. grip
> your cane with your right arm, your fore finger should be open and stick
> on the cane. now you can move forward. but, do one thing. when you step
> your right leg, you must stuck your cane to the left, as you step your
> left leg, your cane should stuck on right.
> as per the mobility rules, one should not walk on footpath. instead, you
> should walk on the road and use the footpath as sure line.
> hope this will help.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Raju singh" <bidhwin at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2010 11:47 AM
> Subject: [AI] problem with Walking
>> Hi friend!
>> I am raju Singh again sending you a big problem.
>> my big problem is that I am unable to go in market. or any other new
>> place, due to the fact that I can not use my stick. yes, ofcourse, that I
>> have stick, but I have no idea about How to use stick In front of me.
>> friend, When I was small, I use vehicle to go to school. Now I am 19th
>> years old. and I am in college be.a first year. and I also using vehicle
>> to go to college, and come again. therefore, I am facing a big problem
>> that due to my great wickness of me that I need sighted person to walk, I
>> had to loose so many opportunities and many works.
>> therefore I am very grateful to all of you that Please guide me by
>> replying the few questions that is there any rools to use stick? or How
>> to use stick in a systematically to walk.
>> Therefore friends, I am weighting your response.
>> Thank you!
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