Guidelines For Helping The Blind and Visually Impaired (Pt. 4 of 7)

Man helping another man up the stairsHere are some tips on helping blind and visually impaired people navigate steps:
  1. Tell your partner whether the steps or slope go up or down; going down is more difficult than going up
  2. Give your partner ample time to hold the handrail securely and judge the first step carefully
  3. Go one step ahead and take a slightly longer stride on the last step to allow your partner space

Assisting the Blind and Visually Impaired: Guidelines for Eye Health Workers and Other Helpers

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