Daniel Kish is an American expert in human echolocation and the President of World Access for the Blind (WAFTB). The organization seeks to facilitate "the self-directed achievement of people with all forms of blindness" and increase public awareness about their strengths and capabilities.
Humans adapt to physical and creative challenges in remarkable ways. How do we do it, and what happens when we can't? In this episode, TED speakers share inspiring stories about our capacity to adapt. Guests include runner Christopher McDougall, nonprofit founder Daniel Kish, author Rich Benjamin and artist Janet Echelman. (Original Broadcast Date: November 20, 2015)
Daniel Kish’s organization, World Access for the Blind, trains the visually impaired to achieve greater freedom and mobility through echolocation, a technique that simulates a bat’s night vision of perceiving the environment through sound.
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Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
52 minutes, 58 seconds
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