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What To Say When Meeting Politicians

What To Say When Meeting Politicians

I attended an election watch event a few days ago for Ralph Northam, who is now the governor-elect of Virginia. After all of the speeches concluded for the evening, newly elected officials as well as other politicians made their way through the crowd, talking to […]

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

I go to college right outside of Washington, DC, and often find myself using the Metro subway system to travel around the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. Recently, the Metro system received several upgrades that have really helped me as a rider with a disability, […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

While attending public school in Virginia, I had many opportunities to go on field trips with my class. This included historical sites, museums, special events, and many other places. Even though we didn’t know how bad my vision was, my teachers always were great about […]

Visiting the New England Aquarium

Visiting the New England Aquarium

My family and I visited Boston for a few days, and decided to go to the New England Aquarium. We had gone many years ago, before my vision deteriorated, and were excited to return, even if I wouldn’t be able to see much. Surprisingly, I […]

Visiting the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum

Visiting the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum

Living right outside of Washington DC means that I am just a short Metro ride away from visiting one of the coolest places in the United States.  Some of my favorite places to visit are the Smithsonian museums, which have free admission and are amazingly […]

How Do People with Low Vision… Use the Bus System?

Like a lot of students, I didn’t bring a car with me to college. ¬†Unlike a lot of students, I didn’t bring a car because I have low vision and use a blindness cane to travel around. ¬†Needless to say, I won’t be getting anywhere […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Museums?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Museums?

Being just a short Metro ride away from the Smithsonian, I have been able to go to many different museums with my friends.  My two favorite Smithsonian museums are the Natural History and the American Art museums.  People who don’t know me well are often […]