[nfbmi-talk] Requesting interviews withblind/visually impairedpeople

Mary Ann Robinson brightsmile1953 at comcast.net
Sat Oct 10 13:04:16 UTC 2015


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----- Original Message ----- From: "Terry D. Eagle via nfbmi-talk" 
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To: "'Joe Sontag'" <suncat0 at gmail.com>; "'NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing 
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Cc: "Terry D. Eagle" <terrydeagle at yahoo.com>
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Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Requesting interviews withblind/visually 
impairedpeople


> We don't need a "special" cup of any type.
>
> A perfect example why the NFB exists, and why we need relentless positive
> action to educate the uneducated and lost sighted persons about blindness,
> if and so we can achieve equality, opportunity, security, and independence
> in each and every aspect of society and life!
>
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> Sontag via nfbmi-talk
> Sent: Saturday, October 10, 2015 5:50 AM
> To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> Cc: Joe Sontag <suncat0 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Requesting interviews with blind/visually
> impairedpeople
>
> Why do we really need a special cup for the blind and visually impaired
> anyway?! I'm as blind as they get and yet I've managed quite well with the
> same cups and glasses that (gasp) the sighted use.; and I'm not a fluke in
> this regard. I hope John explained blindness as it really is and not the 
> way
> most of the sighted believe it to be.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Linda Bloodsaw via nfbmi-talk" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> To: "NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> Cc: "Linda Bloodsaw" <lindabloodsaw at gmail.com>
> Sent: Friday, October 09, 2015 19:18
> Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Requesting interviews with blind/visually
> impairedpeople
>
>
> : Detroit Chapter President, John Scott, spoke to Mr. Cheng, and I am
> posting here in case you would like to participate. Thanks.
> :
> : *****
> :
> : Hi there,
> :
> : My name is Mu-Hua Cheng. I am currently taking a course at the 
> University
> of Michigan where my group and I are designing a cup (either a drinking 
> cup
> or a measuring cup) for the visually impaired and blind populations. We 
> are
> searching for potential users of our product to interview about their
> experiences with assistive and non-assistive technologies related to 
> pouring
> liquids. We are hoping to talk face-to-face, but are open to telephone
> conversations if this makes scheduling easier.
> :
> : While we are interested in collecting data as early as possible (within
> the next couple weeks), our course runs until mid-December and we would
> certainly be interested in talking with as many potential users as we can
> throughout the semester. Ann Arbor residents are most convenient for
> face-to-face interviews, but a couple of my group members have cars so we
> may be able to venture out a little.
> :
> : Contact me at the phone number or email listed below. Thanks so much in
> advance for your help.
> :
> : Mu-Hua Cheng
> : M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2017
> : University of Michigan
> : Ann Arbor
> : Phone: 510-703-2821
> : Email: muhua at umich.edu
> :
> :
> :
> :
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