Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Post 3 Echolocation
In the book See What I'm Saying The Extraordinary Powers of Our Five Senses, a man named Daniel Kish was never able to see. At four months he was diagnosed with retinoblastoma in both eyes and then eventually had both eyes removed. Kish does not let that stop his independence. He became an expertise with echolocation. Echolocation is the location of objects by reflected sound, they are particularly used by animals such as dolphins and bats. This allows Kish to know how close or far away an object is to him by using a clicking sound. By the age of 7 he was able to ride his bike and roller blade like any other child. Here is a video of Kish explaining about echolocation.