Veronica With Four Eyes

Technology

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 […]

Using Audio Description at Dear Evan Hansen

Using Audio Description at Dear Evan Hansen

My experience using Dear Evan Hansen audio description as a theatergoer with low vision.

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 […]

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

Many of my professors in college have gone paperless, and assign homework, quizzes, and tests online using software like MyMathLab. I prefer to have digital assignments, so I have found this change to be awesome, since I don’t have to worry about having a backpack […]

Airaport- How I Use Aira At The Airport

Airaport- How I Use Aira At The Airport

Back in March, I had the opportunity to go on my first ever flight, from Washington, DC to San Diego. I had to make the trip through the airport and onto my flight alone because the guide I was supposed to travel with got put […]

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Yesterday, a close friend of mine gave me a handwritten card. They asked if I would have trouble reading it, as they weren’t sure how to read handwritten cards using assistive technology. Luckily, there are many optionsĀ  for people with vision impairments to read handwritten […]

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

If you have talked to me about assistive technology in the last few months, there’s a high chance that I have mentioned Microsoft Immersive Reader and how it can help students with vision impairments and print disabilities. I have been using this tool a lot […]

Hopscotch Coding App Review

Hopscotch Coding App Review

How to use the free Hopscotch coding app to learn programming concepts and promote STEM education

Why I Use Repl.it IDE For My Coding Assignments

Why I Use Repl.it IDE For My Coding Assignments

Last semester, I needed to find a large print IDE that I could use for my Python programming class, and one of my friends recommended that I try Repl.it. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect from an online IDE- would it be any […]