Shared Visions: Reflections of a Blind Docent

Judith Kahn Schmeidler

Abstract


Can a blind person serve as a museum docent? This personal account proves that it is possible and rewarding. The author shares her experience of lost vision due to Retinitis Pigmentosa, and the challenges she meets in order to continue as a docent at a museum that she loves. Key words:Blind docent,Retinitis Pigmentosa, Jewish Museum

Keywords


blind docent; Retinitis Pigmentosa; Jewish Museum

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18061/dsq.v33i3.3752

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