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Using The iPad Markup Tool With Low Vision

Using The iPad Markup Tool With Low Vision

After I was helping them fill out several pages of medical paperwork, one of my friends asked me about my experience using the iPad Markup tool with low vision, as they knew that I frequently use it to write on forms that I receive over…

Visual Assistance Apps: Post Round Up

Visual Assistance Apps: Post Round Up

I’ve written about several visual assistance apps on Veronica With Four Eyes, and how I use visual assistance apps with low vision in my day-to-day life. However, it can be difficult to keep track of what each service does, and how it is used. For…

Socratic App Accessibility Review

Socratic App Accessibility Review

As a college student studying data science, I have to have a basic understanding of different subjects and topics so that I can better understand the data I am working with and how to best create a simulation or analyze the data for a given…

How To Access Images Without Alt Text

How To Access Images Without Alt Text

Free options for blind/low vision users that can help with accessing online images that do not contain alt text or image descriptions that can be read by a screen reader

Ways To Use Visual Assistance Apps For Virtual Classes

Ways To Use Visual Assistance Apps For Virtual Classes

Recently, I was talking to another college student about different options for using visual assistance apps for virtual classes and how they could use different apps on their iOS and Android devices to help them with accessing visual information. While I frequently use visual assistance…

Using The Raz-Kids App With Visual Impairment

Using The Raz-Kids App With Visual Impairment

Earlier today, I received an email from a parent asking about using the Raz-Kids app with visual impairment and if the app could be used independently by an older elementary school-aged student with low vision. I’ve used this app in the past when helping students…

Pocket App Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Pocket App Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Recently, one of my friends was asking me about a way to read articles and browse websites offline with assistive technology, and I was excited to tell them all about the Pocket app accessibility for visual impairment. The Pocket app has grown in popularity over…

Ways To Use Teleprompter Apps As Assistive Technology

Ways To Use Teleprompter Apps As Assistive Technology

A couple of days ago, a student messaged me saying that they needed to read information in large print on an iPad, and mentioned that they had trouble seeing the largest font size for Dynamic Text. While they are currently learning how to use screen…

Clarisketch App For Low Vision Review

Clarisketch App For Low Vision Review

During my senior year of high school, I had the opportunity to share my favorite apps that I use as a student with low vision in the classroom in a presentation to the school district, and one of the apps I mentioned that I still…

Creating Video Tutorials With The Free Shadow Puppet App

Creating Video Tutorials With The Free Shadow Puppet App

I recently received a question from a reader about free apps that can be used to create video tutorials on the iPad. My favorite app to do this is the free Shadow Puppet app, which doesn’t require an account and can be used by people…

Learning How To Type With Typer

Learning How To Type With Typer

I received a question from a technology teacher about typing apps that could be used to help students learn keyboarding skills. One of the apps that I recommended is the Typer web-app from the American Printing House for the Blind, and today I will be…

Using Google Live Transcribe With Low Vision

Using Google Live Transcribe With Low Vision

One of the common symptoms of Chiari Malformation (my brain condition) is that people may develop hearing loss/hearing impairment in addition to vision loss/vision impairment. While my hearing loss isn’t as extreme as my vision impairment, it definitely can have an impact on how well…

Recognizing Images With Seeing AI

Recognizing Images With Seeing AI

The other day, my friend sent me a screenshot of a text conversation and asked if they should type out all of the text in the image so that I would be able to read what was going on. While I’m grateful that my friend…

How To Create An Accessible Classroom Library

How To Create An Accessible Classroom Library

When I was volunteering in an elementary school classroom, I had a student tell me how much they wished that they could read all of the different books that were in their classroom library. This student had a print disability that meant they were unable…

Google Lens Review For Low Vision

Google Lens Review For Low Vision

One of the most-used apps by far on my Android phone as a person with low vision is the Google Lens app. In the last 24 hours, I’ve used it seven times for various tasks around my house and tasks related to accessing my schoolwork,…