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What’s In My Bag- Project Management Intern Edition

What’s In My Bag- Project Management Intern Edition

This summer, I’ve been interning at a major tech company as a project management intern. This means that I work with engineers, designers, and other project managers to design a feature for a popular software application. While I can’t reveal the details of my project,…

Ten Things I Wish My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Ten Things I Wish My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Whenever I speak about my experiences with working with a teacher of the vision impaired (TVI) in Virginia Public Schools, people are often surprised by how many lessons my TVI taught me in high school, even though I did not see them very often. They…

Eight Things I’m Glad My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Eight Things I’m Glad My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Whenever I speak about my experiences with working with a teacher of the vision impaired (TVI) in Virginia Public Schools, people are often surprised by how many lessons my TVI taught me in high school, even though I did not see them very often. Even…

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

While it wasn’t officially written as part of my IEP accommodations, my teachers and I worked together to develop various accommodations for my low vision so that I could use computers in the school computer lab. Because I attended schools with limited funding for assistive…

Using PicsArt To Simulate Vision Impairment

Using PicsArt To Simulate Vision Impairment

As the only student identified with low vision in my school district, I was asked time and time again what I could see, and what I couldn’t see. This wasn’t always very easy to explain, but I remember one day my teacher of the visually…

My Eight Favorite Free Fonts For Print Disabilities

My Eight Favorite Free Fonts For Print Disabilities

Learn more about dyslexia and low vision friendly fonts for accessible materials

The Ultimate Guide to CLEP Exams

The Ultimate Guide to CLEP Exams

Last winter, I decided to take a CLEP exam, and it was one of the smartest decisions I ever made in college. I was able to get credit for information I had learned and take classes that were more interesting to me in the next…

Seven Benefits of Having a Case With State Departments for Vision Impairment

Seven Benefits of Having a Case With State Departments for Vision Impairment

If you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with low vision or blindness, here’s why you need a case with your state vision impairment department

Respondus LockDown Browser Accessibility for Vision Impairment

Respondus LockDown Browser Accessibility for Vision Impairment

Using assistive technology with Respondus LockDown Browser for taking tests in college

Yearbooks and Low Vision

Yearbooks and Low Vision

Getting yearbooks at the end of the school year is always an exciting experience, as it is a great time to look back on the year and reflect on all of the friendships and memories made. Students with vision impairments, including low vision and blindness,…

How To Use Guided Access For Testing

How To Use Guided Access For Testing

If you ever see me in person, it’s almost certain that I will have my iPad with me. My friends joke that it is surgically attached to me because I always am using it for something, especially as assistive technology in the classroom. Luckily, I…

How To Make Things On The Board Easier To See

How To Make Things On The Board Easier To See

How to improve readability and make it easier to see whiteboards, document cameras, and computer projectors.

Explaining Child Study Teams Using The Scientific Method

Explaining Child Study Teams Using The Scientific Method

Explaining the process of a child study meeting using the scientific method of problem solving.

Ten Phrases To Know Before Your First IEP Meeting

Ten Phrases To Know Before Your First IEP Meeting

Ten words to know before your first IEP meeting so that you can be prepared and get the best services as early on as possible!

Transitioning to a 504 Plan Before College

Transitioning to a 504 Plan Before College

The best advice about disability accommodations my mom and I ever received- how and why to convert your IEP to a 504 plan before graduating.