Driving is a privilege that most of us take for granted, but with the help of UofL optometrist Andrea Smith-Gray, people with visual impairments have a chance of joining other drivers on the road.
Kennedy Raley is one of those drivers. Looking through special glasses with a tiny telescope attached to them, Raley can make the four-hour drive from Louisville to Murray State University where she is a freshman cheerleader. She was required to take a year’s worth of training with the special glasses before she could get her driver’s license.
“Don’t be scared that they’re letting visually impaired people on the road because we’re probably more trained than you are,” she said.
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