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Daniel Kish

  • Founder of World Access for the Blind
  • Real Life Bat Man
  • World's Blind Visionary

Totally blind, Daniel learned a new way to see, and he helps others see better. Voted one of the top 10 speakers at TED2015 and PopTech's talk of the day, and featured in over 150 major publications and broadcasts reaching millions around the globe, Daniel Has served thousands of clients from Fortune 50s to individuals. His penetrating ability to activate audiences to navigate any ... VIEW MORE

Speaker Media

TED: How I Use Sonar to Navigate The World
TEDx: Teaching the blind to navigate the world using tongue clicks
12 Years of Daniel Kish
Blind Vision
Daniel Kish: NPR This American Life
Blindness No Obstacle
Speech Topics
  • Blind Vision

    Daniel tells the story of how restriction, limitation, lack of freedom, and fear can cripple people with sight and ... View More

  • Sample Presentation and Workshop Topics

    Among the many monikers bestowed on him, Daniel refers to himself as an activational presenter, because his audiences ... View More

  • Activating Creativity and Positive Transformation: Lessons learned from blind people who have learned to see.

    Creativity can be defined as bringing something new or distinctive into being. Positive transformation can be defined ... View More

  • Dynamic Network Navigating: The Step Beyond Action Is Interaction

    Seeing is freeing. It is the drive for personal freedom to understand the world around us and our place in it that lies ... View More

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Text Reviews
  • This is just a small, belated note to THANK YOU, again, for your participation in PopTech this year. I heard nothing but great things about your talk and I hope you enjoyed the experience of being with us in Camden.
  • Andrew, Director - PopTech
  • Thank you for an extraordinary talk. You've got an amazingly compelling way of speaking—curiosity and intelligence and interest oozing out of every phrase that you utter. It's so listenable to!
  • Chris, CEO - TED

Daniel's Blog

World Access for the Blind |...
Posted September 27th 2016
"It's impressions about blindness that are far more threatening to blind people than the blindness itself.Think for a momen...

TED Talk: How I Navigate the World...
Posted March 31st 2015
"Impressions about blindness are far more threatening to blind people than blindness itself.";

A Walk With Daniel Kish, Who...
Posted March 17th 2015
Written byKate Torgovnick May Daniel Kish glides a white cane over the marble floor of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel. He's in...

Meet the eyeless man who says he can...
Posted January 26th 2015
With both eyes lost to cancer when he was just a toddler, you'd expectDaniel Kish to be as blind as a person can get. He's be...

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