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Be My Eyes x Microsoft- Technical Support for the Visually Impaired

Be My Eyes x Microsoft- Technical Support for the Visually Impaired

A few months ago, I attended an event for members of my community with vision impairments, with a diverse range of ages and vision levels, and listened to them talk about issues they face in their day-to-day lives. One of the common things I heard […]

Vocational Rehabilitation for Students With Vision Impairments

Vocational Rehabilitation for Students With Vision Impairments

Three years ago, my family and I were preparing for my high school graduation, which was mere days away- read more about graduation ceremonies for people with vision impairments here. I had an unexpected English final to study for, family was coming in from out […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Identify Money?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Identify Money?

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet people from the US Bureau of Engraving, which designs and produces paper money, amongst other things, for the United States government. I was surprised to learn about the world of free resources for identifying US […]

Capti Voice Narrator App Review

Capti Voice Narrator App Review

Earlier today, I realized that I had to read a long online article before going to a lecture. This task sounded very tiring, since I had just finished a two hour exam and my eyes were already hurting from staring at a screen without a […]

My Large Print Music Binder

My Large Print Music Binder

At the end of last semester, the large-print music binder I use for my school pep band fell apart. While the binder lasted me three semesters, I decided that I would redesign the way I organize my music and make it easier to use. Read […]

How To Interact With Service Dogs

How To Interact With Service Dogs

Learn about service dog etiquette and how to interact with people who use them, featuring Grady the goldendoodle

Seeing The Future: My Feature in 10 Ideas

Seeing The Future: My Feature in 10 Ideas

What if higher education was made more accessible for visually impaired students in Virginia through online resources? Earlier this year, I entered the 10 Ideas policy writing competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Network, the largest student-run think tank in the nation. For the competition, students […]

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

It’s easy to get distracted while reading text. Weird text formatting, random images, difficult-to-read font, and confusing words can all impact the reader’s experience, keeping them from fully understanding the text. Today, I will be sharing five tools that can simplify the reading experience, and […]

Seven Factors That Make Websites Accessible To The Visually Impaired

Seven Factors That Make Websites Accessible To The Visually Impaired

Accessibility features and considerations for designing websites that can be used by people with blindness and low vision

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate In Concert Band?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate In Concert Band?

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to play several different types of clarinets in the concert band programs at my various schools. Besides learning more about playing clarinet, I was able to gain a deeper understanding of classical and instrumental music, as well […]