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How To Write Emergency Medical Information For Android 10

How To Write Emergency Medical Information For Android 10

Over the summer, I was talking to a friend about a cool function in Android that allows users to display medical information on their phone in case of an emergency. When my phone updated to Android 10, I was excited to see that it’s now […]

How To Hack An Accessible Dorm

How To Hack An Accessible Dorm

Since I do not rely on mobility aids, it’s difficult for me to get one of the official mobility accessible dorms on my college campus. I’m not complaining about this though, because I’ve been able to come up with lots of solutions that help me […]

Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

As a college student with vision impairment and chronic illness, I have lived with several suitemates, meaning that I have my own bedroom and share a common area and bathroom with 1-3 other girls. Often times, I am the first vision impaired person that they […]

Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

I started using a blindness cane full-time when I started attending college, and I was surprised to learn that navigating on my college campus was much different than navigating in my hometown or at the store. While it wasn’t hard for me to adjust to […]

What If I Lock Myself Out Of My Dorm?

What If I Lock Myself Out Of My Dorm?

My family and friends frequently tell me that I am the type of person that can handle any situation that life throws at me and that many of my experiences can make great blog material. As a result of this, I have decided to start […]

What If I Get Appendicitis In College?

What If I Get Appendicitis In College?

My family and friends frequently tell me that I am the type of person that can handle any situation that life throws at me and that many of my experiences can make great blog material. As a result of this, I have decided to start […]

Having a Betta Fish In College

Having a Betta Fish In College

At the beginning of my sophomore year, I decided that I absolutely wanted to have a betta fish in my college dorm, because I loved fish so much. My friend and I went down to the local pet store and purchased inexpensive tanks, filtered water, […]

Ten Things I Wish My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Ten Things I Wish My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Whenever I speak about my experiences with working with a teacher of the vision impaired (TVI) in Virginia Public Schools, people are often surprised by how many lessons my TVI taught me in high school, even though I did not see them very often. They […]

Eight Things I’m Glad My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Eight Things I’m Glad My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Whenever I speak about my experiences with working with a teacher of the vision impaired (TVI) in Virginia Public Schools, people are often surprised by how many lessons my TVI taught me in high school, even though I did not see them very often. Even […]

Seeing The Future: A Proposed Resource For Students With Vision Impairments

Seeing The Future: A Proposed Resource For Students With Vision Impairments

Last year, I wrote a policy idea that won the “10 Ideas” yearly policywriting contest that is hosted by the Roosevelt Institute, a student-run think tank. My policy idea, entitled “Seeing The Future,” talked about a proposed state resource that would contain information for students […]