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  • Airports are blind to fliers like me: Column

    USA Today - 07/26/2015

    If you are able to read these words under the overhead light on your morning flight without having to squint or use a magnifier, then this column is not about you. Continue on, nonetheless, as this has everything to do with you and the overwhelming majority of folks who are uninformed about the plight of the visually impaired.

    By way of establishing my credentials on this matter, I was recently certified as “legally blind” (and apparently no longer merely “illegally blind”). I do have some vision, but below the legislatively determined threshold that qualifies me for special services and accommodation.

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