Monday, December 2, 2013

The boy who sees without eyes

I watched a documentary on youtube about a blind boy who sees with sound.  He clicks his tongue, and listens to the sound it makes to visualize the world around him.  With this unique skill he can function almost as well as anybody else.  He can walk around without bumping into anything, go to school, play basketball, play video games, roller blade, and even ride a bike.  The clicks he makes with his tongue bounce off near by objects and come back to him, so he can visualize how far away things are and where they are.  He is the only boy in the world who sees using echo location.

Jenna Stockhamer

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