What is an ID/Symbol cane?

What is an ID/Symbol cane?

An ID/Symbol cane is a type of white cane used by people who are blind, visually impaired, or have low vision. ID canes are very similar to long white mobility canes but have a few key differences. Shorter length Thinner Lighter No handle grip Basic pencil cane tip...
Benefits of the White Cane

Benefits of the White Cane

What is a white cane? This is a question I get asked frequently as a Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist. In one sense, it is a fairly simple answer, but in reality, what a white cane is, and how it can change the lives of people who are blind and visually...
The White Cane: Symbolism, History & Etiquette

The White Cane: Symbolism, History & Etiquette

October is National Blindness Awareness month, and today, October 15th marks White Cane Safety Awareness Day. Today is a day we celebrate the achievements of people who are blind and visually impaired, throughout the nation, and all around the world. What is the white...
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