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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 […]

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 […]

Five Free Ways To Use Technology For Locating Your Phone

Five Free Ways To Use Technology For Locating Your Phone

At one point, my friend was holding onto my phone while we walked across campus. When we got back to my dorm, my friend realized that my phone was not where they thought it was. Instead of panicking, I was able to use Google to […]

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 […]

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You With Art

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You With Art

I have had my Amazon Echo Dot for over a year now (read my initial review of the Amazon Echo Dot here), and I am always surprised at how much that the Alexa voice assistant can do. Recently, I received a post request to talk […]

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

Ten Tech Skills Every College Student Needs

Ten Tech Skills Every College Student Needs

As a college student studying information technology, I have had the opportunity to help many friends and friends of friends with their technology issues over the years. Whenever I help them though, I like to show them exactly what I am doing so that way […]

How To Make Keyboards Easier To See

How To Make Keyboards Easier To See

In recent weeks, my friends have been asking me a lot about how to make things on the computer easier to see. They are often working on assignments late at night, when their eye fatigue is at the highest, and it can be difficult to […]

Five Calculator Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

Five Calculator Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

It is incredibly frustrating when a visually impaired student is not able to use a calculator in the math classroom with the rest of their peers, all because there isn’t a calculator that is accessible for them. I know this from experience- in my high […]