Two Jacksonville Public Library employees are hoping to help blind patrons feel more secure about visiting the building’s restrooms.
Imagine going into a public bathroom, and you don’t know where the soap dispensers or the stalls are. Elisha Zuaro of St. Augustine can identify with that. She’s without sight and has to use her hearing to figure things out.
“I try to walk in and listen to see, ‘OK, let me hear where the sink is, where someone’s running water—or I listen for the toilets’ flushing; you know, to kind of orient myself.”