Keeping Stress Levels to a Minimum – Traveling for the Visually Impaired
Even the best laid plans for traveling can fall apart at the seams very quickly when things start to go wrong, and that can be stressful for any traveler, let alone someone who is coping with a visual impairment.
Although you can’t always legislate for certain unforeseen circumstances, there are ways to prepare and resources available to help you complete your journey and hopefully enjoy a less stressful travel experience.
The following excerpt from Andrea Reily at UpgradedPoints provides you with access to a wide range of resources for travelers with a vision impairment and can show you how to get the assistance you need and what your rights are for getting the right help with your travel arrangements.
If you or a loved one has a vision impairment, traveling anywhere can seem like a daunting prospect…but it doesn’t have to be! With the correct planning, precautions, and awareness, you can make sure your next trip is enjoyable and successful.
Below you’ll find a wide range of resources offering detailed advice for visually impaired travelers and their companions. These include travel tips that will help you get from A to B, learn about rights for disabled travelers, and plan your journey using informative websites.
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Travel Planning Guides for the Visually Impaired
Traveling can be stressful at any time, but it can be even more overwhelming if you or your travel companion are dealing with a visual impairment. Below you’ll find some useful resources that will help you plan your trip ahead of time so it runs as smoothly as possible:
VisionAware.org – This article has been produced by a lifelong traveler who suffers from Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). She discusses how to plan your trip, how to ask for advice, and where to look for discounts.
Read more here.