Group Files Lawsuit Against City Over Lack Of Accessible Crosswalk SignalsThe group and three others filed a class action lawsuit Monday, alleging the city is violating federal law by not having proper signals to help the blind cross the street.
Chicago To Install Dozens Of New Audio Crosswalk Signals For Visually Impaired PedestriansChicago lags far behind other cities when it comes to audio crosswalk signals for the visually impaired. Now, the city is making good on a promise to make it easier for the blind to get around.
Shedd Aquarium Using Smartphone Technology To Help Blind And Visually Impaired Guests Enjoy ExhibitsGuests can use smartphones to connect with the Aira app to get real-time audio descriptions from a live agent for 30 minutes at a time.
Goalball: Team Sport For Visually Impaired StudentsGoalball is played with a ball that has bells inside and allows players to use their senses. Players can listen for the bells and touch the string covered with tape to help them know where they are.
Cavalia Odysseo Gives Visually Impaired Children A Special ExperienceChicago Lighthouse students who are visually impaired received Thursday a behind the scenes experience of Cavalia Odysseo.
Visually Impaired Man Dies After Being Hit By Pace BusThe victim, believed to be in his 60s, had both of his legs run over by the bus near Oak Park, an emergency official said.