Skiing and Snowboarding for People with Visual Impairments
Our instructors are experienced in teaching skiers and snowboarders with visual impairments, including total blindness. We present a lesson in a very auditory, kinesthetic way--to optimize your learning experience. If you have enough vision we may mix auditory with visual manner of teaching. For some students, such as blind bi-skiers, we mesh teaching techniques.
When we teach students who are visually impaired, we have a wide variety of equipment options with which to work. Depending upon the extent of your disability or disabilities, we may take advantage of any of a number of devices designed to assist balance and movement while skiing or snowboarding: