Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 2 , Segment 4
Episode: Global Events, Workplace Leadership, Blind Echolocation
- Feb 10, 2015 10:00 pm
- 24:39 mins
Guest: Daniel Kish, Founder and President of World Access for the Blind The modern day Batman, Daniel Kish, has learned a clicking technique that allows him to hear the echoes that alert him of his surroundings. “I discovered my ability to do this as sighted people discover their ability to see. It does require some sustained concentration, focus. There are mistakes,” says Kish, “and those mistakes can have implications, but the actual process of a child doing this is much the same. “We tend to move forward as our capacity allows. Rather than be discouraged from running or moving, I was encouraged to be more strategic, pay more attention,” says Kish.