How do deaf and blind people use a cell phone?

I cannot comment on hearing disabled, but only visually impaired. TTY and speech to text services /software are common with cell phones. Note that this is not medical, legal and financial advice. Please see your treating physician or qualified professional for your particular concerns.

What do blind people see? Do blind people see complete black, or is it an absence of any perception of color in a way that I could not experience?

i suffered a massive ruptured subarachnoid brain aneurysm in my right temporal and parietal lobes. And am considered legally blind because i see half of everything i look at in a blurry, jerky double image and often misinterpret what i see. In my

Can blind people visualize?

I'm not blind, nor do I know anyone who is, but I see no one has answered yet so I'm going to have a crack at it. No pun intended.People who lose their sight later in life probably rely on memories to visualise and dream.This of course isn't possible for people who are born blind. Not

Can blind people have visions?

First of all, that would depend on your interpretation of

Why do lasers blind people?

I believe it's actually a thermal effect - literally ‘cooking' the rods and cones that detect light.One thing to beware of: green laser pointers are powered by infra-red laser diodes, with a frequency-doubling crystal. (DPSS )Some people (or manufacturers) remove a critical safety

Do blind people have pupils?

Some do and some do not. For example, some of my blind friends have completely white eyes. Some lost their eyes due to cancer or some other illness, so they have glass eyes that look very real. My eyes look normal and most people do not know

Can blind People play chess?

THE UNITED STATES BRAILLE CHESS ASSOCIATION shows the current list of blind correspondence players. The United States Association of Blind Athletes lists other sports which are available for blind people.There is a national chess tournament just for the blind. The last result, to the best of my knowledge, was a tie between

How do blind people survive?

I am totally blind and have been since I was born. I have a windows 7 laptop, an iPhone 7, and a white cane. All of which are tools I cannot live with out. Back in the 90's, or even early 2000's, things were not as accessible as now. And even now we still have a lot to perfect.

How do blind people draw?

I know these basic conceptions like this: When you draw a house you draw a triangle. That's how all sighted litle children are taught to draw. I can try to draw anything I want. Sometimes it might look a bit abstract, but most pictures can be recognised.

Can blind people weave?

They can weave many objects and weave many materials, and they can use weaving tools or not.  They may have to have someone else set up the materials or even set up colors if used so the blind person can

Do blind people have emotions?

This is the most ignorant question I have read today. I have a line of counter questions for you.Why would you even ask such a question? Are you fine in the head?Why would you even think of such a stupid question?How can someone be so out of his mind to even think of

Do blind people have phones?

Yes they do! People with blindness and low vision often choose to have smartphones because of all of the accessibility features.My friends with iPhones have features like large print, high contrast/inverted displays, VoiceOver screen reader, Zoom magnifier, and can install apps that

Should I help blind people?

There are "schools of thought" First, if they wanted help they would ask. Second, you could  ask. Many visually impaired have adapted to their impairment and function well. Others not so well. 

How do police arrest blind people?

This is an interesting question. Blind people don't tend to commit many crimes but they still might need to interact with the police, the force I work for issues a leather wallet as a holder for your warrant card (police ID that gives you the authority to exercise a constables powers) inside

How do blind people work?

I think you'll find our metabolic and other biological functions operate much like those of sighted people.I assume that's what you mean, because

Can blind people vote?

I have been in charge of polling stations in the UK. If a voter needed assistance, for example because of visual impairment or illiteracy, the polling station would be cleared of other voters to maintain secrecy. I would then read

Do blind people marry only other blind people?

Blind people are no different than anyone else in choosing their romantic partners and/or spouses. There is no reason why a sighted person and a blind person cannot be perfectly happy together. The question also presupposes that sightedness (and blindness) are permanent - sighted people may become blind (indeed, many

What do blind people think about racism?

It pretty much depends on the person. I've met blind folks who really disliked certain minorities. I know I used to get really REALLY PEEVED when I would ask a sighted person

Can blind people watch movies, and if so: how?

I would think that a blind person would have a greater and limitless imagination when listening to a movie by ear. I purchased the Andy Griffith show, so when we go on long trips, the kids can watch it on screen. I

What is daily life like for the blind?

For a blind person, all the things mentioned in the first answer are not hard at all. The op may want to look on quora for answers to those questions.How do blind people use money?How do blind people go places?I want to write a better answer. I'm just tired of people feeling sorry

How would you describe life as someone who is blind?

While I obviously don't see the visual stuff, sounds and textures are much more prominent in my mind.I take note of the texture of each surface I walk on. I note the unevenness of the concrete and the weird slope of the hill that means I'm almost to the steps outside my apartment. I know the

How would you describe life as someone who is blind?

While I obviously don't see the visual stuff, sounds and textures are much more prominent in my mind.I take note of the texture of each surface I walk on. I note the unevenness of the concrete and the weird slope of the hill that means I'm almost to the steps outside my apartment. I know the

Can blind people imagine sounds?

Can blind people imagine sounds?Given that blind people not otherwise labeled Deafblind are hearing people, I have to say the answer to this is... yes. They are persons that have the same hearing culture and access to literature, media, language, and stimuli as all hearing

Can blind people be dyslexic?

I believe it is possible, If we take the visual out of learning for now. If look at retention of the auditory/dictation, students would still have a problem writing down some of the words. They would still write some of the letters incorrectly.If you

Are most blind people fully blind?

Not really. For example, I am

Do blind people really have gray eyes?

Generally no, but they can. When people imagine ‘grey eyes,' they are typically thinking of the appearance of heavy cataracts. A cataract is a film over the eye, which can impair vision. Cataracts on their own generally only cause blindness in developing countries, as medical professionals in first-world countries are able to remove most cataracts with ease. However,

Are there any cases of people who are born totally blind experiencing voice hallucinations or schizophrenia?

People that are blind, do have vivid dreams, that actually have pictures of everyday life, and everyday sounds, even though they can't see, they can feel, like for example if a tree rustles, and someone lets them feel the leaves they know how it feels, and

Can blind people feel light?

Surprisingly, yes! I am incredibly light sensitive. It gives me a horrible migraine unless I wear blackout lenses or contacts. I'm not sure if I feel physical light, but I do sense the effects of light.Have you ever sat in a dark room and simply felt the darkness (calm, heavy, still)? Even

Can blind people get housekeepers?

Another bizarre question. What does being blind have to do with hiring a housekeeper? Stop pathologizing blind persons.

Can blind people have visions?

First of all, that would depend on your interpretation of

Can people who are born blind later develop schizophrenia?

Yes, they can. Schizophrenia is not just about visual hallucinations. Schizophrenia is a disorder if the self. This means people with schizophrenia have a hard time discriminating what stimuli they perceive are internally sourced vs. externally sourced. The most common

Where do deaf and blind people get help?

Well depends on where you live.  If you live in the big cities, there are services that will meet a deafblind person.  They may go get training at the Perkins Institution in Massachusetts. Some states have SSP programs (I am not sure of the abbreviation of the program). There is an association for deafblind:

Have you ever thought you were going blind?

Yes but that was after having experience the gas chamber in basic training.

How do blind people work?

I think you'll find our metabolic and other biological functions operate much like those of sighted people.I assume that's what you mean, because

How do blind people know when to go to bed?

This is a giant misconception that sighted folks have about us. Because we can't see, we must have a bit of trouble getting sleep, so we must have trouble knowing when to go to bed.It doesn't work like that.Blind folks who are totally blind are just that. Totally blind. Unless

Do congenitaly blind people imagine?

Yes, of course. Blind people are still human beings with human brains, and those brains still have the same basic processes. Blind people can remember past events, imagine future ones, and have dreams and nightmares, just like sighted people.A brain creates imaginary experiences

Why do most people who get toxoplasmosis go blind?

Toxplasmosis affecting the retina is usually self-limiting unless the initial infection occurs while pregnant when the infection can pass through the umbilical into the foetus and cause serious damage and deformities well beyond mere blindness.But usually kids pick up toxoplasmosis in infancy when they play in the garden and eat dirt, and it is usally

Why do people go color blind?

You don't GO colour blind. . You are born with it... Colour blindness is carried on the x chromosome. . It us mostly suffered by men.. all men have an x and y chromosome. . But the y chromosome is regressite and can't block the colour blind gene

How do blind people think?

I'm not blind but I don't think in images. Instead, I think in words such as narration, thinking over what someone said in an argument, facts I'm trying to remember (for work or school), annoying smells I just encountered, or if the work radio is particularly irksome that day or too loud. I'll think about the

What do blind people do when they go on vacation?

My boyfriend recently took me to Reno. I got to meet his lovely parents. For a whole week.We went out to breakfast, went out to lunch sometimes, went out to get take out dinner. I got to try Corn beef hash. Yay!We went looking around at souvenir

In what ways do people go blind?

Our sense of vision is dependent on normal function of the visual apparatus starting at the very front of the eyeball and extending all the way to the part of the brain that interprets the electronic signals from our eyes and turns them into what

Can blind people buy guns in America?

Yes.Hey, legally blind here! I can buy a gun once I get the proper training and turn the legal age to do so.