Charna

Charna is blind due to unknown causes
(no light perception)

One Minute Video (Before & After)

Charna's progress! She started with tears and is going with self-confidence, independence and zest for life! Look ma' no hand holding!

Featured Video

March 4, 2019
Picking the best route
Charna's cane locates rough patch of sidewalk. She stops, moves her cane to locate smooth sidewalk and changes direction (crying sound is not Charna)

BEFORE BELT CANE


First day March 28, 2018
Belt cane tears
Charna is two and rejects most new things, her language is delayed.
Walks with wide based gait
She is not allowed in the toy room.

Later same day March 28, 2018

April 2, 2018
Wearing her cane in the home.
Dad is working on her walking, turning, following.
She says "cane" but mostly she is talking to herself.

WITH BELT CANE

June 14, 2019
Charna walks well in guide with a family friend.
She controls her cane when needed.


June 14, 2019
As in so many other videos, the base of the cane prevents her from stepping on and bumping into obstacles when in guide. Path information in action

June 14, 2019
Charna is in a noisy park with the family. You can hear the music and crowd noise. She holds up her hands and demonstrates she wants to continue walking with a guide. Good choice little one