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The links below include additional articles and video interviews about Kai’s journey with vision loss. Please reach out to us if we can be of assistance to you. Enjoy!

Kai speaks at Eye Inspire Book Launch Event at time mark 22:30: Eye Inspire Book Launch Live Stream on YouTube (Oct 2020)

NFB writes about Kai’s access issues on the Edgenuity virtual school platform: Equal Access in Education: An NFB Priority (Sept 2020)

Kai speaks to the students at NC’s Governor Morehead School for the Blind: Video Presentation (Feb 2020)

The Blind Thistle: What Do You See? (Feb 2020)

Thriving Blind YouTube: Thriving Blind & Navigating Blindness on Acceptance and So Much More!  (Feb 2020)

WJCL News: Southern Routes/Kai’s Comforts (Nov 2019)

Statesboro Herald: Kai’s Comforts Wants Your Pillows (Nov 2019)

Kristin Smedley Author of Thriving Blind: Interview with Kai Owens (May 2019)

Victoria Claire Beyond Vision Website: The Inspiring VIP Community (Feb 2019)

American Printing House for the Blind: In Touch Newsletter, The Student Experience  by Kai Owens (Nov/Dec 2018)

Life After Sight Loss Radio:  Tips on building relationships for the sighted supporter  (Oct 2018)

Bold Blind Beauty: People Always Ask: Is Kai Really Blind? (Sept 2018)

Life After Sight Loss Video Blog: It’s important to give grief a voice  (Sept 2018)

No Barriers USA: #summitwithus video about Kai (Aug 2018)

Visions of the Blind: I believe…in the Power of Subliminal Messages (Aug 2018) Kim is the mom quoted in this article.

Blind New World: Trailblazing the World of Blind Skimboarding (April 2018)

Kim speaking about Kai’s sight loss to a local community group: Audio Recording (Jan 2018)

Purpose 2 Play: Catching up with Kai Owens, the blind 15-year-old skimboarder (August 2017)

All On Georgia: Bulloch Teen Impresses as World’s Only Legally Blind Sponsored Skimboarder (Aug 2017)

Purpose 2 Play: Being Legally Blind Doesn’t Stop Teen From Skimboarding, Skateboarding or Cycling (Aug 2016)

All On Georgia: Bulloch Co. teen channels joy to help others, raise awareness (May 2016)

WTOC: Hometown Hero: Kai Owens (2014)

Statesboro Herald: 5th-grader hopes to help other kids with low vision
(Jan 2014)

Statesboro Herald: 5th-grader with visual imparities shows tenacious faith in adversity (Oct 2013)

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Image description: 2 young men (Kai & Cash) smiling and making the “hang ten” sign with their hands. Kai is holding a bright yellow surfboard and wearing dark sunglasses.