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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 […]

Using High Contrast Themes In Windows 10

Using High Contrast Themes In Windows 10

This past month at my internship, I found that I was experiencing a stronger aversion to light than I normally do, so I decided to try using high contrast themes in Windows 10 to see if that would help me focus better. I was thrilled […]

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 […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Take Selfies?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Take Selfies?

When one of my friends who has no usable vision came to visit Washington DC, we decided to figure how blind people take selfies, or rather how someone with low vision can take a selfie since it was my phone. It took several tries and […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Go To A Live Taping?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Go To A Live Taping?

When visiting New York City, my brother and I had the opportunity to attend a live taping for “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” which airs on NBC. My brother is a fan of Seth Meyers, so we were both excited to attend the taping for […]

How I Learned To Navigate My Internship Building With Low Vision

How I Learned To Navigate My Internship Building With Low Vision

I’m now starting the third week of my internship, and I’m excited to share that I now know how to navigate the floor of the building that I work in. Of course, I still get lost every now and then, but I’ve been able to […]

Choosing Wallpapers and Backgrounds With Low Vision

Choosing Wallpapers and Backgrounds With Low Vision

Yesterday at my internship, I was watching someone set up my computer when I noticed that there appeared to be no icons on my computer’s home screen. This seemed weird to me, because one of the people on my team said that there were icon […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Meet Disney Characters?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Meet Disney Characters?

When I went to Disneyland during spring break, I found myself wondering how the Disney characters interact with children who have vision impairments, or if any special considerations were taken for blind kids meeting Disney characters. In order to learn more about how visually impaired […]

How I Arrange My iPad Homescreen

How I Arrange My iPad Homescreen

The other day, my friend and I were talking about our favorite apps on our iPads, which led to another discussion about how I arrange my iPad homescreen so that it isn’t overwhelming for someone with a vision impairment. My friend, who also has low […]

Seven Places I Don’t Take My Blindness Cane

Seven Places I Don’t Take My Blindness Cane

Last year, I was moving out of my dorm when a staff member asked why I don’t take my blindness cane with me everywhere I go. They were wondering how I was able to walk independently without it and where I put it when I […]