Welcome! Thriving Blind is a community on Facebook where Kristin and her family share tips, insights, successes and “epic fails” of raising blind children to chase their dreams, follow their passions and… thrive! “LIKE” the Thriving Blind community page on Facebook and follow along the journey!
What do an architect, a mountain climber and a stay at home parent have in common? In this book, they (and the others that are featured) are all blind. In a world that is primarily visual, it is typically a person’s worst nightmare to even consider losing their sight. Although the impact of blindness is affects more and more people, most sighted people have no idea of what blind individuals are capable of and therefore a stigma of sadness and pity is misappropriated to the blind community. This stigma creates a vicious cycle of low expectations, under achievement and dependence for blind individuals. However, those that are Thriving Blind have great lessons and proof to demonstrate that a multitude of possibilities exist when expectations are raised and resources are provided – and the lessons here go well beyond living and thriving with blindness. Join the journeys of folks whose stories of transformation will enlight
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