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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?

When my dad and I went to Louisville, Kentucky, we went to a horse race 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 able to find several […]

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.

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Visit Children’s Museums?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Visit Children’s Museums?

I have had several families ask me about how their visually impaired child (which includes both blindness and low vision) can enjoy visiting a children’s museum, and how they can plan a positive and fun visit. On my recent trip to Austin, I went to […]

Aira For Low Vision Review

Aira For Low Vision Review

How I use Aira smart glasses in college with low vision and how they have helped me travel independently