27/10/2009

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'Blinding up' or letting others over-estimate your visual impairment is a concept featured recently by the programme. Peter White explores your responses, including the idea of 'learned helplessness' which one listener thinks is a complaint blind people are prone to - it's where you allow other people to take over. It may seem as if it's giving you an easier life, but could you be surrendering important control? Writer and broadcaster Rob Crossan, Dr Rowena Forbes, and part-time disability equality trainer Paul Sullivan share their experiences.

Also, Mani Djazmi looks at the implications of the postal strike for visually-impaired people.

Plus an update on the proposal to remove the kerbs from Exhibition Road in London, home to the Natural History and Science Museums. The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association is taking the borough's planning decision to judicial review.

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Tue 27 Oct 2009 20:40
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