Shaleah Glas, of Kalamazoo, walks along a log at Camp Tuhsmeheta during a program for children with visual impairments and their families. Her father, Don Glas, holds her hand.
Camilo Glas, of Kalamazoo, folds his arms across his chest and relies on fellow campers and counselors to catch him as he sways from side to side. Glas said one of his favorite camp activities is boating.
George Wurtzel, until recently the executive director of Opportunities Unlimited for the Blind, told the state board of education this month that he is resigning. Wurtzel said he believes the state does not show enough support for his group’s efforts on behalf of blind and visually impaired children.