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 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 3019)

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

Kristin Smedley Author of Thriving Blind: Interview with Kai Owens (May 13, 2019)

Victoria Claire Beyond Vision Website: The Inspiring VIP Community (Feb 8, 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  (October 24, 2018)

Bold Blind Beauty: People Always Ask: Is Kai Really Blind? (September 25, 2018)

Life After Sight Loss Video Blog: It’s important to give grief a voice  (September 17,2018)

No Barriers USA: #summitwithus video about Kai (August 31, 2018)

Visions of the Blind: I believe…in the Power of Subliminal Messages (August 30, 2018) I’m the mom quoted in this article and the author is referencing a community presentation that you can listen to by clicking here.

Blind New World: Trailblazing the World of Blind Skimboarding (April 11, 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 (August 5, 2017)

Purpose 2 Play: Being Legally Blind Doesn’t Stop Teen From Skimboarding, Skateboarding or Cycling (August 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 14, 2014)

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

Speaking Engagements

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship: Guest Speaker, Kim Owens Audio Recording (1/21/18)

Please submit press & speaking inquiries through the “contact” page.

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Image description: 2 young men smiling and making the “hang ten” sign with their hands. The one on the left is holding a bright yellow surfboard and wearing dark sunglasses.