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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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

How Bookshare Books Come To Life

How Bookshare Books Come To Life

When I was visiting Palo Alto, I had the opportunity to tour Bookshare headquarters and learn more about how Bookshare books come to life. As someone who has used the service for over eight years, it was fascinating for me to see all of the […]

How To Use Audio Description Devices at Disney World and Disneyland

How To Use Audio Description Devices at Disney World and Disneyland

The last two times I have visited Disney World and Disneyland, I have requested to use an audio description device when I’m in the parks. While the audio description devices have been around for a long time, not many people know about them- even park […]

Creating Audio Description for Music Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description for Music Videos With YouDescribe

Over the weekend, Taylor Swift released her latest single, “ME!”, alongside a colorful music video that features lots of visual information. Since I have low vision, it is difficult for me to understand everything that is going on as the video progresses, especially since there […]

Watching Guava Island With Audio Description on Amazon Prime Video

Watching Guava Island With Audio Description on Amazon Prime Video

My brother is a huge fan of Donald Glover/Childish Gambino and has been talking nonstop about his latest project called Guava Island. Even though I don’t know very much about Donald Glover, I was interested to see if audio description would be available so that viewers […]

Mango Languages for Libraries Review

Mango Languages for Libraries Review

Since I started attending college outside of Washington DC, I have met many friends that have lived all over the world and that speak multiple languages, including Hindi, Greek, Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Russian, and more. I love when my friends teach me things about their […]

How To Recognize Phishing Attempts With Vision Impairment

How To Recognize Phishing Attempts With Vision Impairment

Yesterday, I received a phishing attempt in my email that was telling me about a file that someone had shared with me. The email asked me to click on a link to access the file so that I could open the file, which supposedly had […]