[nabs-l] Line Ups

hannah sparklylicious at suddenlink.net
Fri Dec 5 01:27:11 UTC 2008


I think the best way would be to light put your cane to the heel 
of the person in front of you.
Best,
Hannah

> ----- Original Message -----
>From: "Serena" <serenacucco at verizon.net
>To: "National Association of Blind Students mailing list" 
<nabs-l at nfbnet.org
>Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 19:54:51 -0500
>Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Line Ups

>With respect, I disagree.  I think putting your hand on a sighted 
person's
>shoulder is inappropriate, especially if it's a stranger.  Also, 
some
>sighted strangers may interpret this as wanting sighted guide and 
grab your
>arm without worning you!

>Serena


>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Karrie Kinstetter" <skittlesfreak69 at gmail.com
>To: "'National Association of Blind Students mailing list'"
><nabs-l at nfbnet.org
>Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 8:37 PM
>Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Line Ups


>> Sarah, When I went to the school for the blind and other places 
that had a
>> setting like this, I usually just put my hand on the person in 
front of
>> me.
>> This also helps a great deal seeing as I have a rocking tendency 
so if I
>> put
>> my hand on the person's shoulder, they usually don't mind and 
are
>> perfectly
>> fine with it.
>> Mind you, those are the blind people.
>> If it's the sighted people, they just usually kindly tell me to 
move up.

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org 
[mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
>> Behalf
>> Of Sarah Jevnikar
>> Sent: Sunday, November 30, 2008 1:30 AM
>> To: 'National Association of Blind Students mailing list'
>> Subject: [nabs-l] Line Ups

>> Hi All,
>> I was in my university cafeteria today and thought of one aspect 
we hadn't
>> yet discussed.  How do you guys manage line ups? How do you know 
if it's
>> your
>> turn or where the line ends? In my caf there are several lines 
that
>> converge
>> so things can get confusing.  I know the obvious thing would be 
to ask the
>> people near you, but I find I get shy and tongue-tied when I'm 
in
>> unfamiliar
>> settings alone so sometimes that doesn't work so well.  Any 
other thoughts?
>> Thank you,
>> Sarah


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