Easy to read Red and white canes

A cane is a long stick.

Blind people around the world use a white cane to help them know if there is anything near them that may cause them a problem.

The white cane also shows other people that they are blind.

People with deafblindness use a red and white striped cane.

We need more people to know about red and white canes.

Red and white canes are used insome countries, but not in others.

Alegria’s story

Alegria is an older woman who lives in Spain.

You can click on this link to see a story where she explains about using a red and white cane:


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