It’s something Corinne Grousbeck has been dealing with for much of her life: how to get the sighted world to understand her blind son.
Grousbeck, the board chair of the Perkins School for the Blind, is the driving force behind a new campaign that launches Thursday to take the social awkwardness out of meeting people who are visually impaired.
A [blindnewworld.org] website, coupled with a pair of powerful online videos, gives tips on what to say and what to do when you meet someone who is blind. For example, it’s OK to offer help to a blind person with a cane in front of a dangerous intersection. It’s not OK to feel sorry for that person.