How to cope when using a white cane — Scope | Disability forum
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.

How to cope when using a white cane

janice1976
janice1976 Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited July 2018 in Sensory impairments
i am visually impaired with 60% total loss I carry a white cane with me, it’s one with a point so I can cross the road. Yet when I’m my town centre or walking past my local primary school I get lots of funny looks or cut up or worse just stand in my way. I get really paranoid and made to feel like I can’t go out due to my disability and don’t know what to do except yell I’m particularly sighted with a stick. Please can some one please help me cope

Comments

Brightness

Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.