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Benefits of Visiting Touch Tanks With Vision Impairment

Benefits of Visiting Touch Tanks With Vision Impairment

In my time volunteering at a wildlife museum, I had the opportunity to observe many of the benefits of visiting touch tanks, especially for people with vision impairment. I love getting to learn about different animals and seeing them up close, even though I may […]

How To Watch Audio Described Movies On Your Next Flight

How To Watch Audio Described Movies On Your Next Flight

There’s nothing like being able to watch a movie and relax while on a flight, and with recent technology updates, now blind and visually impaired passengers can learn how to watch audio described movies while on their next flight. I recently discovered this while on […]

My Experience at the Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

My Experience at the Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

At the end of September, I had the incredible opportunity to attend the Grace Hopper Conference in Houston, Texas as part of Microsoft’s Women in Computing Award. I was able to learn a lot about computer science, technology, accessibility, and the importance of diversity in […]

Using DoorDash With Vision Impairment

Using DoorDash With Vision Impairment

Whenever I am in an unfamiliar place, I love trying new foods and restaurants so I can broaden my horizons. I’ve had amazing pineapple upside down pancakes, discovered a love for kimchi fries and kimchi rice bowls, devoured some of the best breakfast tacos I’ve […]

Visiting The Gateway Arch Museum With Vision Impairment

Visiting The Gateway Arch Museum With Vision Impairment

When I visited St Louis this past summer, I had the opportunity to visit the new Gateway Arch Museum, which showcases American history in the context of Manifest Destiny and the desire for westward expansion. In honor of the Gateway Arch’s 53rd birthday, here is […]

Accessible Virtual Field Trip- The 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Accessible Virtual Field Trip- The 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Many things have changed and improved in the years following the September 11th attacks, including airport security, media broadcasting, and the use of digital mapping technology. It’s especially interesting to see how digital mapping technology played a role in developing the 9/11 Memorial and Museum […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Go To A Horse Race?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Go To A Horse Race?

When my dad and I went to Louisville, Kentucky, we decided to go to one of the horse races at Churchill Downs, as I was interested to see how people with vision impairments could go to horse races. After experimenting with assistive technology, I was […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Watch a MLB Baseball Game?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Watch a MLB Baseball Game?

When I went to St Louis, I had the opportunity to attend a St Louis Cardinals MLB baseball game on one of the nights while I was there. While the weather was incredibly hot, it was really cool to see all of the different ways […]

Using GalaPro Audio Description at Chicago

Using GalaPro Audio Description at Chicago

Use your own technology for captioning and audio description at Broadway plays with GalaPro

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Attend Summer Day Camps?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Attend Summer Day Camps?

Including campers with vision impairments in summer day camps.