Interview with Gaylon Tootle, December 10, 2018
Gaylon Tootle was born in Georgia and attended the Georgia Academy for the Blind, before attending the University of Georgia. After graduation, he worked for the U.S. Army at Fort Stewart and the Moody Air Force Base. Presently, Tootle works at the Center for Independent Living in Augusta. In this interview, Tootle talks about some of the challenges he faced throughout life due to his visual impairment. Tootle talks about the ways in which his family helped him gain independence and how assistive technology aids him in his everyday life. Tootle explains the importance of his self-acceptance when dealing with his disability.
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Gaylon Tootle and Kamesha Bradham, “Interview with Gaylon Tootle, December 10, 2018,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL451GLASS/RBRL451GLASS-014.