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How To Embrace Assistive Technology With Limited Funding

How To Embrace Assistive Technology With Limited Funding

In the middle of the night on November 14th, 2016, I started a website called Veronica With Four Eyes and published my first ten posts about free and low cost resources for vision impairment and assistive technology. Two years and 299 posts later, I have […]

Common File Types For Vision Impairment and Print Disabilities

Common File Types For Vision Impairment and Print Disabilities

It’s easy to get overwhelmed over all of the different file types that are used for accessible materials for people with vision impairment. It’s not uncommon for a student to have to work with several different file types during class, which means it’s important to […]

How I Use The HP Sprout To Improve My Handwriting

How I Use The HP Sprout To Improve My Handwriting

When I was diagnosed with dysgraphia at five years old, I spent a lot of time with occupational therapists who helped me learn how to write the letters of the alphabet. As I got older and started using computers more often, my handwriting started to […]

Benefits of Visiting Touch Tanks With Vision Impairment

Benefits of Visiting Touch Tanks With Vision Impairment

In my time volunteering at a wildlife museum, I had the opportunity to observe many of the benefits of visiting touch tanks, especially for people with vision impairment. I love getting to learn about different animals and seeing them up close, even though I may […]

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Earlier this summer, I was trying to find a way to remember how to open a very confusing door at a hotel I was staying at, and decided to download Popplet to see if it would help me find a way to organize instructions. I […]

How To Use DonorsChoose in the Classroom

How To Use DonorsChoose in the Classroom

I have a deep appreciation for the teachers that I interacted with during my time in Virginia Public Schools. They did as much as they could to ensure that all students had equal opportunities, though sometimes a lack of funding meant that some students would […]

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

As a student in middle and high school, I would often get inaccessible assignments that I couldn’t read with my low vision, and I had trouble explaining what the exact problem was with the assignment- which is perfectly reasonable given it’s hard to be an […]

How To Make Historical Documents Accessible For Vision Impairment

How To Make Historical Documents Accessible For Vision Impairment

Using free assistive technology resources to make primary sources accessible for vision impairment

Using PicsArt To Simulate Vision Impairment

Using PicsArt To Simulate Vision Impairment

As the only student identified with low vision in my school district, I was asked time and time again what I could see, and what I couldn’t see. This wasn’t always very easy to explain, but I remember one day my teacher of the visually […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

My friend and I were talking the other day and they asked me how I had learned to navigate the hallways of my school before I started using a blindness cane- read more about my cane in my post for White Cane Day 2016 here. […]