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Watching “The Breakfast Club” With Audio Description

Watching “The Breakfast Club” With Audio Description

On March 24, 1984, five teenagers from a variety of different social groups all received Saturday detention. Over the course of several hours, they learned they were not so different after all, and that their stories intertwined more than they had ever expected. They called […]

Fast Facts About Tactile Pavement

Fast Facts About Tactile Pavement

On March 18, 2019, the Google homepage featured an image that shows a blindness cane user standing on tactile pavement, with the word “Google” written across the bottom of the dots. I found out about the image after several friends texted me saying that there […]

Reading Independent Titles With Kindle Unlimited

Reading Independent Titles With Kindle Unlimited

Recently, one of my former teachers self-published a novel on Amazon, and my friend asked me if I would be able to read it in an accessible format. Luckily, I discovered that the title was available on the Kindle Unlimited subscription service, so I would […]

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 […]

Playing in GMU Green Machine Pep Band With Vision Impairment

Playing in GMU Green Machine Pep Band With Vision Impairment

One of the fun facts I like to share about myself is that I play bass clarinet for my school pep band, the GMU Green Machine. Anyone who is from the area is frequently surprised that I am able to play in the pep band […]

How To Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

How To Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

Yesterday, I was helping my friend set up their new computer and they asked me how to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Windows. They were telling me that with their low vision, it can be difficult to locate icons, and they wanted to be able […]

Described And Captioned Media Program Review

Described And Captioned Media Program Review

At an assistive technology conference I recently attended, I visited the booth for the Described and Captioned Media Program. I was excited to meet the people behind the project and learn all about how their program helps to support students in the classroom by giving […]

Visiting Apple Park With Vision Impairment

Visiting Apple Park With Vision Impairment

When I visited Apple Park a few months ago, I didn’t know what to expect when touring Apple Park with a vision impairment. While I imagined that Apple technology would be incorporated into the tour, I wasn’t sure if it would be accessible for vision […]

Low Vision Accessibility Settings For MacBooks

Low Vision Accessibility Settings For MacBooks

It’s no secret that I love my Surface laptop for college. Recently, a growing number of my friends who have low vision have started to use MacBooks in the classroom, and I was curious as to what accessibility settings they use for low vision. Today, […]

Choosing A Computer Mouse With Low Vision

Choosing A Computer Mouse With Low Vision

In the past few days, a lot of people have been asking me about choosing a computer mouse with low vision and how to make computer mice accessible for vision impairment. Even though I use a lot of touchscreen devices, it’s important for me to […]