SixBlindKids – Bethany – How Does a Blind Person Text Using an iPhone?

Bethany, who was born blind as a preemie in Thailand with ROP (Retinopathy of Prematurity), demonstrates how she texts with friends and family on her iPhone. This method is using the Orbit Reader 20, a braille display device available from (American Printing House for the Blind).

She received her iPhone and her Orbit Reader 20 through a generous grant by the Virginia Lions Eye Institute Foundation scholarship grant program ( to whom we are extremely grateful!

Bethany’s Adoption Story is Episode 6 (Bonding and Bethany) in our series, available here:


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