Veronica With Four Eyes

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To My Teachers Reading My Blog

To My Teachers Reading My Blog

To my teachers reading my blog today: Today is the first birthday of Veronica With Four Eyes, the blog that I created to share my life with low vision and chronic illness. On this blog, I have written almost daily about my experiences going through […]

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

In recent times, I have been talking to a lot of students who have either diagnosed or suspected dysgraphia. Inspired by this, I have put together a list of accommodations I had in school, all the way from elementary school to the present day in […]

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Over the summer, I met several students that were transitioning from high school to college with disabilities. Since IEPs expire once a student graduates high school, these students needed to register for accommodations through the Disability Services office. One of the things that fascinated me […]

Seven Myths About IEP Students

Seven Myths About IEP Students

I had an IEP pretty consistently all through my years in the Virginia public school system. I received services for my low vision starting in kindergarten, and while I transitioned to a Student Assistance Plan in third grade, I received a 504 plan followed by […]

Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Sometimes, I feel like I expected way too much from my case manager. I wanted someone who would be able to help me make sure my IEP was followed in the classroom, and help me fight back when it wasn’t. Instead, I was given someone […]

Ten Lessons My TVI Taught Me

Ten Lessons My TVI Taught Me

As a student with low vision in Virginia public schools, I was assigned a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to help me with accessing the general curriculum. My TVI took a step back and had me fight all of my own battles, saying that […]

All About The Disability Law Center of Virginia

All About The Disability Law Center of Virginia

About two years ago, I was given a brochure by my Department of the Blind and Visually Impaired case manager for the Disability Law Center of Virginia. I put it on my desk, and didn’t think much about it, until I had a problem. I […]

Why You Should Have A Tutor From Your School

Why You Should Have A Tutor From Your School

As a student with low vision, I often struggle reading numbers and graphs in my classes. ┬áThis isn’t because of a math disorder, it’s just that I have trouble seeing. I was fortunate enough to have tutors, who were teachers at my school, that were […]

What’s in my Bag- High School Edition

What’s in my Bag- High School Edition

It wasn’t until high school that I heavily started using technology in the classroom. I’m glad I did have the opportunity to learn about technology though, as I use it constantly in college. Here are the items I brought to high school with me daily. […]

How To Create A Disability Services File

How To Create A Disability Services File

I chose what college I was going to attend during my junior year of high school, a year before I even submitted my application (read more about how I made my choice here). The Office of Disability Services was/is very welcoming and answered all of […]