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Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Earlier this week, I read an interesting study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a segment of NIH) that talked about how the average dorm room contains 20,000 calories worth of snack food, most of which consisted of heavily processed snacks and other […]

How To Check Videos For Flashing Light Sensitivities

How To Check Videos For Flashing Light Sensitivities

Before I watch videos, I have to check with someone to see if the video contains any flashing or strobe lights. This can seem like a question that is nearly impossible to answer, since flashing and strobe lights seem to be everywhere- the lights on […]

Fast Facts About Accessible Packaging

Fast Facts About Accessible Packaging

Since I don’t have a car with me at college, I frequently use online shopping as a way to get items that would be otherwise difficult to transport. Over time, I have noticed more and more products are being transported in what is called accessible […]

Fast Facts About Plastic Straw Bans For People With Disabilities

Fast Facts About Plastic Straw Bans For People With Disabilities

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why about plastic straw bans and how they impact people with disabilities, with a focus on vision impairment and Chiari Malformation

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

When my eye doctor first recommended that I get tinted glasses in eighth grade, I was worried people might tease me for looking like I wear sunglasses all the time, or specifically sunglasses at night. I had started developing light sensitivity, or photosensitivity, as my […]

The Real Villain In Incredibles 2 – Strobe Lights (NO SPOILERS)

The Real Villain In Incredibles 2 – Strobe Lights (NO SPOILERS)

What you and your family need to know about strobe lights in Disney/Pixar’s new movie, Incredibles 2

How To Make Medication Bottles Accessible For Vision Impairment

How To Make Medication Bottles Accessible For Vision Impairment

Ten ways to identify prescription and over the counter medication for people with vision impairments, with no-tech and high-tech assistive technology options available

My Favorite Neck Pillows

My Favorite Neck Pillows

Thanksgiving week 2015, my dad and I were rear-ended while driving on the interstate, and I had awful whiplash as a result (thankfully, no one else was injured). Later on, we learned I had more extensive damage in my neck, something that I still struggle […]

Dealing With Power Outages On Campus

Dealing With Power Outages On Campus

There have been many instances where I have been sitting in my dorm room, and suddenly the power would cut out. Sometimes it was just for a few seconds, but I once was in the dark for 36 hours, and am currently writing this post […]

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Christmas and holiday light displays with migraines, epilepsy, and similar photosensitive conditions.