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Five Questions To Ask When Buying A Blindness Cane

Five Questions To Ask When Buying A Blindness Cane

One of the common stereotypes I first believed when I was told that I should consider buying a blindness cane is that all canes are one size fits all and that it’s as easy as choosing a random cane online and checking out. However, I…

Ten Questions To Ask When Choosing A Virtual Class

Ten Questions To Ask When Choosing A Virtual Class

As students of all ages begin planning registration for upcoming classes, I have received many messages asking questions about choosing virtual classes and how to figure out whether a class will be accessible or not for students with disabilities or other access needs. As a…

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Eyes Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Eyes Edition

Even though I wear tinted glasses that make it difficult to see my eyes, I often get questions from strangers, new friends, and others around me about the appearance of my eyes. Many of these questions are from well-meaning people or people who do not…

Ten Questions To Ask When Changing Your Major

Ten Questions To Ask When Changing Your Major

While I have always been interested in studying assistive technology, I have changed my major three times in college. Each time I have changed, I have asked myself questions about why I am considering changing my major, so that I could ensure that this would…

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

One of the questions I am frequently asked by students and teachers alike is about what laptop is best for college, and how to choose a laptop that will last through college. While it’s no secret that I love my Surface Pro and my HP…

Ten Questions To Ask For Hotel Room Familiarization

Ten Questions To Ask For Hotel Room Familiarization

Whenever I travel to conferences, I like to make sure that I know the layout of my hotel room by asking questions for hotel familiarization. Since I have low vision, it can be difficult to find certain items or adjust things independently, so even though…

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

How I answer common questions about my glasses from strangers or curious friends in a simple and positive way

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

How I answer questions from curious children about my low vision. Answers developed with guidance from childcare professionals

Ten More Questions to Ask When Choosing A College

Ten More Questions to Ask When Choosing A College

Ten more questions I asked myself and others when choosing a college, that helped me find my perfect match

Answering Stranger’s Questions: College Visitors Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions: College Visitors Edition

How I answer questions that strangers visiting my college ask me, with simple and humorous responses

Blindness Canes and Paparazzi: Navigating College Campuses

Blindness Canes and Paparazzi: Navigating College Campuses

Welcome to my Navigating College Campuses series, where I talk about all of the different ways I use Orientation and Mobility (O&M) techniques and my blindness cane as a student with low vision at my large public university. After spending four years living on my…

How To Create Accessible Assignments With Microsoft Office Sway

How To Create Accessible Assignments With Microsoft Office Sway

I received a question from a teacher asking about how they could incorporate audio files into classroom assignments that would be easy to access for a student with low vision. Since the student was going to be answering questions in a separate document regardless of…

Learning To Explain Usable Vision

Learning To Explain Usable Vision

One of the most common questions I receive from others when they notice that I have low vision or use a blindness cane is “what can you see?” The answer to this question has changed many times as I have dealt with many different short-term…

BeSpecular App Review For Visually Impaired Users

BeSpecular App Review For Visually Impaired Users

Recently, I received a question from a reader about alternatives to Be My Eyes for people who may not be able to use that app for various reasons. I was excited to discover the BeSpecular app and started working on my BeSpecular app review for…

Ten Questions to Ask When Choosing a College

Ten Questions to Ask When Choosing a College

Questions to ask yourself and others in order to find the best college for your needs