“Who takes you swimming?” I’ve been asked.
“I take myself,” I say.
I’ve had this conversation often, both from other DeafBlind people and non disabled people. It is no secret that I have some vision and hearing, and I am not judging anyone else’s comfort level on how they get around, but I have never had SSPs or family around or a bunch of people available for rides or help, so I go most places on my own. Going to the gym is one of the places I go on the regular, and I do have to figure out several little things to make it work. This is how I do it. It might not be how others do it.
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