Public Domain Picture: This visually-impaired woman was using a walking stick in order to 'extend her reach' in order to detect obstacles in her path. Using a 'swe
By: CDC/ Richard Duncan, MRP, Sr. Proj. Mngr, North Carolina State University, The Center for Universal Design, Courtesy: Public Health Image Library
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This visually-impaired woman was using a walking stick in order to 'extend her reach' in order to detect obstacles in her path. Using a 'swe
This visually-impaired woman was using a walking stick in order to 'extend her reach' in order to detect obstacles in her path. Using a 'sweeping' motion was able to forewarn her of objects, such as this phone booth, as well as changes in terrain. You can see how taking into account impairments such as this makes the process of designing such publicly-accessible environmental surroundings challenging, but necessary. See PHIL# 9062 and 9064 for additional pictures of this person interacting with other environments while using her walking stick.
CDC/ Richard Duncan, MRP, Sr. Proj. Mngr, North Carolina State University, The Center for Universal Design
November 3, 2012
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