Adding a few changes to your approach can help you keep going wherever you'd like to, no matter your level of vision. Here a few tips for going up and down stairs with confidence, while someone is guiding you.
Going up a set of stairs can be a bit less stressful, so let's start there. Approach the stairs and place one hand on the handrail, and with the other hand holding onto your guide's arm. After a brief pause your guide should start to go up the stairs one step at a time. You are going to stay one full step behind them.
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