Seeing with your own sound

People, go to listen or read This American Life’s episode “Batman”.


“I talked to mothers whose blind kids were pulled off of playground equipment. And perhaps the most chilling thing is the fact that most blind kids will intuitively start clicking or snapping or stamping to test out their environment with sound. But they are so often discouraged–“

“It’s not socially acceptable, is what they would say.”

–that they never get the chance to develop their skill to the level Daniel did.”

(This American Life, “Batman” by Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller)