Watch: A sensory reminder – an insight into growing up being blind

September 9th, 2016

It's all too easy to take the everyday for granted, as this video from the Guide Dogs charity demonstrates. Produced to mark the start of the Paralympics in Rio, the video aims to give people a small but significant taste of what it's like to grow up being blind. At the beginning of the video, viewers are asked...

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It’s all too easy to take the everyday for granted, as this video from the Guide Dogs charity demonstrates. Produced to mark the start of the Paralympics in Rio, the video aims to give people a small but significant taste of what it’s like to grow up being blind. At the beginning of the video, viewers are asked to plug in a pair of headphones, close their eyes and focus on what they can hear for the next few minutes.

We’ll let you do all that in order to get the full experience as it was intended, but let’s just say it’s a thought-provoking, intense and ultimately inspiring journey, also acting as a timely reminder of the fact that someone in the UK loses their sight every hour.

 

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