The 26th Amendment of the United States Bill of Rights states that individuals 18 years of age or older have the right and opportunity to vote. On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, voters will go to the polls to elect a new President. We all have the right to vote. However, in years past, it has been quite difficult for a member of the blind community to participate in such an important event without the aid of a sighted individual. Today, in the 21st century, this is no longer the case. As a member of the blind community, what is your reason for not voting?
The month of October brings the arrival of crisp autumn days, leaves changing to brilliant hues of different colors, Daylight Savings and of course Halloween. However, did you know that the month of October is also Blindness Awareness month?