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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 […]

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, […]

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

Over the weekend, an image went viral of a woman holding a blindness cane and using a phone at the same time. Many people assumed that the woman was faking her vision impairment because she was looking down at her phone. The reality is, many […]

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

A few semesters ago, I had to switch around a bunch of my classes. I went through my school’s class database and made notes of the new classes I wanted to take and their course registration numbers. After writing down all of the information, I […]

“David Bowie Is…” Augmented Reality App Review

“David Bowie Is…” Augmented Reality App Review

Exploring the life and career of David Bowie with the “David Bowie Is…” augmented reality app, based on the traveling exhibit

How To Create Audio Description For YouTube With YouDescribe

How To Create Audio Description For YouTube With YouDescribe

Accessibility for YouTube videos has improved a lot over the last few years with the addition of captioning software, but there is still no automated method for how to create audio description for YouTube to help viewers with vision impairments. Audio description cannot be automatically […]

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

As someone with low vision and a strong sensitivity to flashing lights, I rely on very observant friends and audio description services to be able to watch YouTube videos. My favorite service that provides audio description for YouTube videos is YouDescribe, because the voices are […]

Tips For Be My Eyes Volunteers From A Vision Impaired User

Tips For Be My Eyes Volunteers From A Vision Impaired User

Since he is used to helping me with various tasks, my brother decided to download the Be My Eyes app and learn how to be a Be My Eyes volunteer. I use the Be My Eyes app often, and was curious to see what guidelines […]

Be My Eyes App Review

Be My Eyes App Review

During my senior year of high school, I was researching assistive technology apps and found a Be My Eyes review. I was interested in the concept of having a sighted person available to help me whenever I need them. I didn’t really use the service […]