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Wollongong City Council

How Different Am I to You?

This Book is a man’s story of living with a vision impairment.

Key points in this story include:

  • Born vision impaired, and blind from the age of 5
  • Not having control over his life - not allowed to continue with school after the age of 12 when his mother died
  • Defying the odds with no formal education
  • At 25 years old, starting at the physiotherapy school for vision impaired people in London - the world opened up!
  • Setting up Ex-Sight tandem bike riding for people with a vision impairment in Wollongong.

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