Feeling Invisible, Ignored, Unimportant and Disrespected: Coping Strategies and Finding Empowerment

It’s a common and all-too-familiar feeling: the sense that you’re being ignored, that your thoughts and feelings don’t matter, that you’re invisible to others. It can be a devastating experience, leaving you feeling worthless, unimportant, and disrespected. But it’s not a hopeless situation. There are steps you can take to regain your sense of self-worth, … Read more

In Memory Of Orli Kruger

Dear all,   Orli Kruger, My guide dog, crossed the rainbow bridge yesterday afternoon, Thursday 2 February 2023,  at 17:00.   She was born in August 2007, was brought up by her human family, attended the SA Guide Dogs school for clever doggies and graduated in April 2009.   I met her on April 6th, … Read more


Introduction The pace of technological change is faster than we can keep up with. In some ways, technology levels the playing field, but in other ways, it introduces new accessibility challenges. A strong foundation of braille literacy today lies in the understanding of how to use these technologies. As a language script, Braille matters today … Read more