Tuesday, May 15, 2012

I Want To Talk To You!

I am interested in interviewing people for Playing The Blind Card. The beauty of it is you don’t even have to be blind or even visually impaired.

Do you have a blind friend or family member? If so I’d like to talk to you. Sighted people who interact regularly with the blind community have an interesting perspective on the subject of blindness. It is also possible that you have a funny story to share. Maybe you have a message you would like to share.

If you have never met a blind or visually impaired person I’d also like to talk to you. Just because you’ve never met one of us doesn’t mean you don’t have valuable thoughts or opinions to share with readers. We can have a conversation that might inform readers about preconceived notions or stereotypes you may have learned in your lifetime. Don’t worry! This is a learning exercise only! It is not to make a person feel bad for something that they do not know. After all, no question is a dumb question. And no opinion is a bad one as long as it’s respectful to others.

Are you a professional working in the disability field? Do you offer a special service for the blind or visually impaired? If so, Id’ also like to talk to you. I would love to have the opportunity to tell readers about the special service you provide. If I fall in love with it, I will even put a link to your site on Playing The Blind Card.

Last but especially not least, if you are blind or visually impaired I want to talk to you. This is a call to all my fellow Blindy’s! Standing together we can make a difference. I would like you to help me inform readers about blindness. Have you accomplished something that might surprise people? Do you have an interesting job? Do you have kids? Do you have a guide dog? Do you just have something to say?

`If you fit any of the descriptions above I want to talk to you. Please either leave a comment under this post or use the contact link to the right to Email me directly. I would love to interview you for future posts. I hope to hear from you soon and remember… Together we can make a difference!


  1. Hello :)

    My name is Danielle and I'm 22 and VIP. Looking to conect and ask questions about parenting and anything ellse really.

    Feel free to e mail me any time to chat :)


  2. Danielle,
    Thanks for commenting I really appreciate it. Are you interested in being interviewed for a future blog post?

  3. And I'd love to talk to you!


  4. Sure sounds good. Send me an e-mail and we can chat/interview/whatever. We can swap Skype/MSN info over e-mail if it's easier too. Talk to you soon.


  5. Danielle, that sounds great. I took down your EMail address and will shoot you a message shortly.
    Kate, I love your blog and would love to interview you for Playing The Blind Card. On this page is a link that says cotact me. You can find it under the heading "do you have a question or comment?" Please send me a message so I have your EMail and I will contact you soon.
    Thanks ladies for your interest.

  6. Richard van der LaakSeptember 8, 2012 at 10:08 AM


    I found your blog because of your respond to the video "shit sighted people say to blind people".

    I have a blind boyfriend, and I am currently living together with him for almost 4 years now in the Netherlands

    So, if you would like to talk to me, please mail me


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