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Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft Office OneNote

I have used OneNote all through high school and college, and it seems like every update brings more and more exciting features. I have low vision and dysgraphia, which makes traditional note taking difficult. However, OneNote provides many different tools for students to take great […]

Choosing Technology: iPad

Choosing Technology: iPad

Welcome to my new series on choosing technology, where I will be sharing my tips on purchasing devices, with a special concentration on students with low vision. I am studying information technology in college right now, but don’t worry, I won’t be using any fancy […]

Eclipse Soundscapes Review

Eclipse Soundscapes Review

I wrote about an application called Eclipse Soundscapes prior to the solar eclipse on August 21 that allowed people with low vision or blindness to experience the eclipse without looking at the sun. The review can be found on my blog here. I’m happy to […]

Watching the Solar Eclipse with Low Vision

Watching the Solar Eclipse with Low Vision

It seems like everyone around me has been extremely excited for the solar eclipse. There have been lines that spanned across parking lots to get the special glasses, a few of my friends have made t-shirts for the eclipse, and a lot of local museums […]

Microsoft Office Sway

Microsoft Office Sway

Ever since it was first released in 2015, I have found myself using Microsoft Office Sway for many projects in college- at least once every semester.  It’s more impressive than a standard PowerPoint and it’s easier to read than an infographic, especially for people with […]

ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

During my sophomore year of high school, teachers constantly were forgetting to enlarge my assignments (a little more on that here), leaving me to figure out how to make them accessible myself.  I normally would leave class to go ask a paraprofessional to enlarge the […]

App Accessibility Checklist for Low Vision

App Accessibility Checklist for Low Vision

About a month ago, my friend recommended an application to download on my phone. I wasn’t sure if they had thought about this, but there are many apps, even popular ones, that are inaccessible to people with low vision or photosensitivity. Right as I was […]

Google Chromecast Review

Google Chromecast Review

Occasionally, I have trouble focusing my eyes to read text on my phone or tablet. In these cases, zooming in is futile, and I find it easier to focus through the top half of the bifocal in my glasses. Instead of bending my head at […]

SAT Accommodations for Low Vision

SAT Accommodations for Low Vision

I remember when I walked in to take my SAT.  The day before, my mom and I, along with the testing coordinator for the school I was taking the exam at, spent at least an hour filling out a variety of pretesting forms and filling […]

All About Bookshare

All About Bookshare

In 2011, my family took me to an assistive technology event at what would be my future university. We didn’t know much about assistive technology, and went there to find resources and answers to many questions we had. It was there that someone asked us […]