white stick


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white stick

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(Medicine) a walking stick used by a blind person for feeling the way: painted white as a sign to others that the person is blind
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During her trial she appeared in the dock in a wheelchair, with a hearing aid and dark glasses, and clutching a white stick, despite there being nothing wrong with her.
Angieszka Kielar, 31, of Yorke Street, Wrexham, grabbed PS80 from the pensioner, who had a white stick, after he left a public house in the town centre.
The World Blind Union, adopted by the United Nations on 15 October each year, adopted the International Day of the White Stick, confirming that all the rights enjoyed by the blind And an annual occasion to affirm the values ??of solidarity and social solidarity advocated by our Islamic religion.
I felt a tap on my foot by a long white stick belonging to eight-year-old Nicola Sartin, who I'd taken round the Houses of Parliament and who presented me with her book Eye Can See: All About Me, about her life.
The device includes a white stick which has a navigation device attached.
Price, a widower who walks with a white stick and is cared for by his daughter, had denied the charges but was convicted after a trial at Teesside Crown Court.
I am registered partially sighted, meaning I have no peripheral vision and use a white stick on my right-hand side.
"They are training her now to use a short white stick. After that they will be going on to one of those white sticks with a roller ball on the end.
A BLIND man claims he was turned away from a karaoke bar after being told his white stick breached health and safety rules.
A dab of white resembles light reflecting off a white stick, or the sun reflecting off a shiny leaf.
The Coatbridge family were shocked to discover a small blind girl with a white stick sitting on top of the vanilla sponge - but thankfully saw the funny side.
There was a forlorn chap with a white stick and another late middle-aged woman was talking to a friend.