Talking Vision Episode 369 26th April 2017

April 27, 2017

Joan Solaga became an athlete as a way of addressing her balance issues after sight loss. Now at the age of 90 she is competing in the Masters Games in a number of events including javelin, shot-put and walking.

Joan discusses the importance of having a goal and the tactics she will use to navigate her way through the events as a person with vision loss.

Also on the program, Executive Officer of Blind Citizens Australia Emma Bennison talks about the Onkyo Braille Essay – a contest that promotes braille literacy, the organisation’s national conference taking place in October and her appearance in the recent ABC program You Can’t Ask That.


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